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
Friday, April 21, 2017
Here's a shot of The Floating Empire, making her voyage to her new home, witnesses in attendance.
The Floating Empire sails off on her new adventure.
I'm sentimental about stuff in my life, and this is no exception. The Empire has been our home for going on four years. We built every inch of her, sweat and blood literally in every screw driven, every board cut. I'm so very happy not to have had to break our little ship, and delighted that she's in the hands of someone who will give her the care she needs. We're off to new adventures with Tesla's Revenge, new creations, new places, but still. . . .