Carpenter Builds Incredible Sculpted Tiny House with Loads of Unique Features!

This beautiful and unique tiny house has an intricately curved gable roof, a hand-carved barrel door, two spacious lofts, two unique space-saving ladders, a large fireplace, and a full bathroom with a clever hidden storage shelf. The home is a real work of art and we’re excited for you to take a tour with the builder, Robert Johnson. He is a journeyman carpenter who designed and built the beautiful Sqlelten tiny house in the Esk’etemc First Nation at Alkali Lake in British Columbia. Sqlelten means salmon in Secwepemctsin and represents swimming against all odds.

You can follow and find out more about Esk’et Building Co. here:

And you can stay at the Sqlelten tiny house here:

This tiny house is built on a 20′ long x 8′ wide trailer and the tiny house is 13’6″ tall from the ground up, and has 280 square feet of interior living space including the lofts.

For heat, it has a propane fireplace and electric baseboards. It’s nice to have two sources of heat when you’re in a cold climate because you have a backup in case the electricity goes out, or the propane tank is empty. The house is skirted and the pipes have heat tape around them to prevent freezing. The water comes from a well, and there is a septic field to filter waste. It’s insulated with spray foam.

We absolutely loved getting to visit this tiny house and we hope you take the time to check out the series of videos Robert filmed about the build, and if you’re ever in the area, go visit Esk’et and stay in his tiny house!!

Thanks for watching!

Mat & Danielle




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Music & Song Credits:
All music in this video was composed, performed, and recorded by Mat of Exploring Alternatives.

Editing Credits:
Mat and Danielle of Exploring Alternatives

Filming Credits:
Mat of Exploring Alternatives

Photos of the build provided by Robert Johnson

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35 Replies to “Carpenter Builds Incredible Sculpted Tiny House with Loads of Unique Features!”

  1. Dear Ace

    I would like to retire in a tiny house im from Toronto where can I settle with this kind of cute cozy house?

  2. Brian Anderson

    The designer of this building should not stop! He obviously is one of the rare visionaries in our world. Like, what’s that one home designer…? OMG I can’t think of his name, but I will come back and edit my comment when I do. This guy has massive talent and needs to go to college to be a Residential architect. No question this man has the intellectual capacity and desire for it. If he does not everyone will be cheated out of his genius

  3. Dustin Botta

    This is one of the most beautiful THOWs I’ve ever seen and I’ve watched literally 1000s of TH videos. Amazing job.

  4. Jojo1959

    I love this tiny home, it has alot of character, it's decorated beautifully.
    The fire place is very nice. I have seen wood burners in tiny homes but not a fireplace. Thank you for sharing ❣️

  5. James M

    Eagle, Raven, Human Being clans?

    Do one that has all kinds of masks, from wildman, to Thunderbird!

    Yakima Nation

  6. Sandra Slate

    This is such an awesome little place! I absolutely love the curved staircase! Great job! ..God bless!

  7. Carol Hewett

    The house is lovely but I really see from looking at the corner fireplace where a 10 foot wide house is preferable. I quite agree that the open space should be in kitchen rather than where one sits. A pocket door provides more bathroom privacy than a barn door. The carved door is awesome.

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