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Authorized Sales Consultant

This is a great  starting page to begin making your dream of owning your own cabin a reality.  My name is Janet Thome, and I am a sales consultant for  Portable Cedar Cabins. Dave Bates is the owner and builder. He custom builds each model in Spirit Lake, Idaho. Dave builds certified travel trailers, park models and tiny homes from 144 to 400 square feet.

I can help you get started and Dave will give you a free, no obligation quote. The price will be honored for 90 days.


Certification is very important for safety and to make sure your new cabin can be insured and financed. We have got you covered.  Portable Cedar Cabins is certified and inspected by Pacific West Associates INC.

PACIFIC WEST ASSOCIATES, INC.  (PWA) is a consulting engineering firm providing specialized Engineering services in Structural, Mechanical, and Electrical Engineering for Architectural and facility/product applications.

PWA’s clients include Architects, Contractors, Developers, Owners, Facility Managers, Real Estate Professionals, Recreational Vehicle Manufactures, Tiny House Manufacturers, Park Trailer Manufacturers, Commercial Modular Manufacturers, Pre-Cast Concrete, Special Purpose Commercial Modular Manufacturers, Manufactured Home/Multi Unit Manufactured Home Manufacturers, Private Homeowners and others involved with both public and private facilities.

PWA’s capabilities include the full range of structural, mechanical, and electrical engineering services.  PWA has extensive experience in the analysis and design of many different structural, mechanical, and electrical systems including both pre-cast and cast-in-place concrete, structural steel, masonry, and engineered wood design.

Our certified cabins come with a vin number and a letter of origin that you register with your local DMV.



We have many models to choose from, though you are never limited to what you see. Dave is very flexible and really wants to make his customers happy.  Have something in mind that you do not see, just ask, we love creating new models and are open to new ideas.  Our cabins are built on custom steel trailers on wheels or on skids. Most trailers include brakes and lights.

Depending on the model, most can be pulled with a 3/4 to 1 ton truck without  a permit, if you stick to no wider than 8.6  feet.

There are no holding tanks. All models are plumbed and wired and ready for you to connect to a septic. It comes with a 3 inch ABS pipe. You will need to get a rubber joint to connect to the ABS pipe.  All models come with  a 25 foot RV cord. It will be plugged into a 50 amp RV outlet.

Seeing Our Cabins

If you would like to see our cabins in various stages of being built, Dave is happy to give you a tour, just give him a call. 208 255 9640.

Address : 120 Walnut Lane Spirit Lake, Idaho 83869

Portable Cedar Cabins

Color Choices For Roofs and Siding 

Bank Financing 

Please contact me to get pre approved for Bank Financing.

Insurance and Delivery 

I have done a lot of research in this area that will save you some time. Insurance will be a requirement if you are financing your cabin.

Affordable Delivery

Toilet Choices

Grey Water By State

Please contact Janet Thome

509 770 1694

509 345 2013