Sarah Protzman Howlett

Sarah Protzman Howlett

Smallville

5280 | March 2012 | Visit the original article online

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Christopher Smith is building his dream home–in 129 square feet. Exhausted and sweaty, he leans on the frame of the toolshed-size house he’s constructed from scratch. Not bad for a guy with no previous experience with a hammer. “I really, really underestimated how long it would take me to do this,” he says.