The Essential Tiny House Tool Guide

We are often asked about the tools of the tiny house building trade. What tools do I need to build a tiny house? What tools would you recommend? How can I build more efficiently? Well good news! Here is your one-stop-shop for everything tool related: the Essential Tiny House Tool Guide.

Essential tiny house tool guide- pageWe have meticulously studied, operated and put to the test tools in each category and came up with not just the best, but the best performing tools that can stay within your budget.

There are 35 different tools chosen, each with a description of how the tool is used and, what our pick for the category is.

Save Time and Money

This invaluable resource will help you save time and money when it comes to picking your tools and working on your tiny house project. There are great insights and little known facts that will undoubtedly help you along the way. Like, did you know that spring loaded electrical wire strippers will speed up your installation tremendously and reduce hand fatigue at the same time? Or that you should really have three different styles of tin snips depending on which way you are cutting? Or that you should get blue chalk for you chalk line as red has a tendency to stain? These are the kind of little tidbits of information that can save you time, trouble and money during your tiny house build. If you are going to buy used, this essential tiny house tool guide will help you know what to look for and where.

Read More: Tiny House Tools: New vs. Used

Essential tiny house tool guide-breakoutWe will be adding and updating the page to stay “cutting edge” (Ok, that was a bad saw joke) in the tool related world. Also be on the lookout here for links to blog posts, reviews and videos that are tool related. And remember if you have any tool related questions for Dan, you can submit them to

So what tools do you swear by? Let me know in the comments below.

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About Tom Bastek

Tom Bastek is the Director of Marketing for Tiny Home Builders and has been on the tiny bandwagon for years. In his spare time he enjoys improv comedy acting, pinball, LEGO building, bowling, craft beer and the New York Jets. He resides in Atlanta with his wife and his hound Josie, who takes up most of the bed. He can be reached at or on twitter @tinyhousetom.

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