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  • My passions run deep, my dislike for social injustice and government incompetence strong. I attempt
  • writing, painting, photography, jeeping and weapons
  • teacher, social worker, jack of all trades
  • Dave
  • male
  • planning stage to move to Montana and build my last home.
  • Chamberlain
  • South Dakota


  • Posted in thread: Earth homes on 04-30-2011 at 05:54 PM
    During my reading, earth bermed seemed the way to go. Maybe I will just build another log cabin
    and call it good enough. I have more experience here than in hobbit holes. Thanks for the

  • Posted in thread: Earth homes on 04-27-2011 at 10:12 PM
    Anyone have any experience with earth covered homes? I have been researching waterproofing and
    there are a number of options. Iwll take any advice on this one.

  • Posted in thread: Projects for the coming Year. on 04-27-2011 at 10:10 PM
    I am headed to Montana to look at some properties and if I find something I like, I have one
    more house in me to build. It will include a front porch with a rocking chair...

  • Posted in thread: Why do you work so hard? on 04-27-2011 at 10:07 PM
    I work because it is the only thing I know. I was raised with the old Protestant work ethic and
    will probably do so until I drop...

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  • Posted in thread: Advice on hardscaping our landscaping on 04-26-2011 at 10:11 PM
    Just some thoughts...use drip irrigation for the plants and sprinklers for the lawn... If the
    crete is thick enough, you can angle the pour which I assume is for water run off and need not
    be much of ...

  • Posted in thread: Where can I find tutorials for building solar panels? on 04-26-2011 at 10:04 PM
    Try this for starters...Earth For Energy - How To Build a Solar Panel Step-by-Step

  • Posted in thread: Are wood burning stoves worth the money? on 04-26-2011 at 10:02 PM
    I grew up with a wood stove and until recently, continued to do so. Yes, it is worth it if: you
    have a supply of wood to burn without buying it. We had our own trees and split our own wood.
    We usually...

  • Posted in thread: Introduction on 04-15-2011 at 06:42 AM
    Hope they are just 16's.....


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