The blog of the design, construction, and launching of the vessel "Floating Empire", an electrically driven boat utilizing recycled and repurposed materials and a mix of modern and 18th and 19th century technologies to reduce carbon footprint. The vessel is a tiny house barrel barge, simply built of castoff materials and easily available parts, providing an easy living space for an individual or couple
Tuesday, July 1, 2014
Spent a rather quiet day getting used to our new surroundings. We are proceeding with doing the finish and trim stuff that went undone before we launched.
We got most of the trim in place in the galley, including the tin ceiling backsplash. Cool, hunh?
And here's a bit of a tour of the new space here at Middle River Landing
All in all a pleasant space. So over the next few days we'll proceed with finishing the interior, solving some of the problems with the electric drive....more on this later....and in general learning how to live on what is proving to be a very comfortable little space.