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When &  Where:
Tuesday, May 8: 9:00am – 5:00pm
Wednesday, May 9: 9:00am – 6:30pm
Thursday, May 10: 9:00am – 1:00pm

Las Vegas Convention Center Outside in Tailgate, Backyard & BBQ (Silver Lot)

Operation Tiny Home has partnered with Milwaukee Tool to support the Veterans Village Las Vegas. 

National Hardware Show attendees will have an opportunity to see first-hand a solution to the housing crisis many of our veteran’s face.


On Tuesday, May 8, Tiny House Nation host Zack Giffin and the Operation Tiny Home team will lead a workshop for local veteran’s teaching them skills in furniture design and construction. Workshop participants will work together to build custom furnishings for a container home as part of a comprehensive housing solution to support our homeless, displaced and disadvantaged United States Veterans to successfully transition back into civilian life.

We welcome National Hardware Show attendees to stop by and see what we’re doing, and while there, take time to visit our partners, 2x4’s For Hope to sign a 2x4 with their own messages of gratitude and blessings.  These signed 2x4's will be used to construct new homes for struggling veterans with walls filled in messages of love and support from the community.

Wednesday, May 9th through Thursday, May 10th, we invite attendees to walk through the finished container home. This home will be the first of eleven (11) to provide stability for transitioning veterans in Las Vegas and we are honored to be a part of this project. 

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Are you a Veteran and interested in learning custom woodworking skills? Don't miss the chance to work along side Zack Giffin, Tiny Home Specialist and co-host of FYI’s TV Show, Tiny House Nation, to learn convertible furniture and finish carpentry techniques while helping to complete a tiny home to support the Veterans Village, Las Vegas.

Our workshop will provide participants with a basic introduction to the entire design and construction process of custom multifunctional furniture and storage solutions used in tiny house living. Participants will have the opportunity to get hands-on experience with tools common in basic furniture design while learning about different types of materials, the order of design and construction, and how each step effects the next, all the way through the project.  

Join us in this unique opportunity to learn new skills while customizing a tiny home for veterans in need of housing.


Tuesday, May 8, 2018, 10AM - 6PM


Las Vegas Convention Center

3150 Paradise Rd, Las Vegas, NV 89109


Veterans and Active Duty Military




Register Now - Space is limited!


The Veterans Village, Las Vegas Instant Built Housing Program is part of a comprehensive affordable housing and supportive services initiative to provide stability for transitioning veterans in Las Vegas. 

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Here's what some of our Operation Tiny Home Workshop Participants have to say about their experience.

This opportunity to experience personal growth while helping others on a larger scale has been a blessing!
— S. Blair, Veteran Participant, Sacramento, CA Workshop
I have been to two workshops and have learned so much. The camaraderie at these workshops reminds me so much of my military days. The fact that with each build we have one less veteran off the street makes it that much better.
— N. Chapa, Veteran, San Antonio & Oklahoma Workshop Attendee
Learned a lot, met a great group of people, and did something that will make a difference in someone’s life. We did something beautiful for a person that deserves to know that there are people who care and love them. So rewarding.
— R. Cranely, Veteran, 2017 Racine Workshop
Operation Tiny Home is a class act that exceeded all my expectations. David and I can’t say enough good things. We are still talking about it.
— — C. Re-Fowlkes, San Antonio Workshop Attendee
The team handled everything professionally and kept us all on track. Absolutely awesome. Can’t wait for the next one.
— C. Williams, Veteran, Sacramento, CA Workshop
This workshop was a game changer for me. I feel like I got flipped upside down and turned inside out. The Operation Tiny Home team was absolutely incredible. They all took the time to teach me, grow me, challenge me, feed me, and love me.
— M. Sheehan, Veteran, Racine, WI Workshop
I did a build in Oklahoma just recently with Zack and it absolutely rocked. I learned bunches and all for a good cause. You’ll have fun while you learn and while you help out a veteran!!
— A. Hickey, Veteran, Oklahoma Workshop Attendee
I learned so much in such a short time frame. I was able to participate at my own pace and there was always a wide variety of areas to keep everyone interested. I was able to always get all of my answers to any questions. I was a novice in so many ways but being in an environment where you felt welcomed and everybody was interested in giving all they had was phenomenal. My body gave out before I wanted it too. Even with all the hard work the atmosphere created was infectious and you did not want to leave at the end of each day! This was better than any vacation we have ever taken!
— G. Lewis, Veteran, Arlington, TX Workshop
The joy I received and the friendships I made were beyond my expectation!
— E. Toney, Veteran, Oklahoma Workshop Attendee
The pace of the workshop was great for instructional. The professionals were clear and concise with instruction blocks, and were supportive while we learned.
— T. Cupid, Veteran, Orlando Workshop Attendee
Zack took his time to instruct newcomers and made everybody feel welcome. He explained the steps necessary to accomplish the build and I enjoyed seeing from the beginning how a house comes together.
— I. Cotto, Veteran, Orlando Workshop Attendee
I did an Operation Tiny Home workshop with Zack in WI. You will learn something. He’s the real deal.
— R. LaHue, Veteran, Racine Workshop Attendee
I like building stuff and helping fellow veterans and I got to do that and it was a lot of fun.
— C. Galusha, San Antonio Workshop Attendee
I enjoyed meeting and interacting with everyone. Neither Zack nor other experts ever made me feel “stupid” or acted impatient with questions. This was truly an experience to remember.
— L. Rush - Veteran, San Antonio Workshop Attendee