How a 13-year-old built his own tiny house for $1,500

Bricks and Mortar

A 13-year-old boy is making headlines this week after building his own home for $1,500, according to multiple news reports. Luke Thill of Dubuque, Iowa, cobbled together material from various sources — old siding from his grandmother’s house, a front door from a relative of a friend — and built a bona fide home, complete with…