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Bale Walls

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With the strawbales all in its amazingly cooler inside.  And quiet.  Almost like walking into a cathedral its so quiet.  Bales block out all the heat and sound.  Once the doors and windows in will be very quiet.   Most passive solar strawbale houses won’t drop below 45-50 degrees inside during the winter using the sun alone.   A good fire will keep it toasty

Working on hooking the generator up to the pump to get water for plastering.

 

West wall and North wall. North wall at the back has been shaved (weed whacker) back for plastering. West wall has the unprepped walls. 18 inches thick

North and West wall all prepped for plastering. Window framed in.

House from the back half of the property

Wishing I had a glass of wine after shoveling dirt over some straw mulch.

 

 

 

 

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Written by dcveale13

August 18, 2012 at 8:02 pm

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  1. Hahaha. What???? You didn’t make sure you had WINE???? No comprende…….

    It looks so good Cameron! I’m so excited for you! You look good too – very un-Board-like and relaxed!! Hope I get my turn soon….but I just checked the lottery ticket I was SURE was going to win last night. Nothin’. Oh well. I’m doing a major clean/purge in preparation for getting this place on the market – realtors open house on the 5th or something. YIKES!!

    So much dust…………………………

    🙂

    Cheers

    Erin

    Erin

    August 19, 2012 at 7:17 pm

    • hopefully you guys will be in PEI in a year or two. Can’t imagine 200 front street these days ! Stuff nightmares are made of, although its quite unimportant in the grand scheme of things

      dcveale13

      August 20, 2012 at 12:14 am


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