Category Archives: Schedule

Slow Progress

Sometimes, when you work mostly alone, you just need a supervisor. Here’s mine. His name is Ninja and he’s the feral cat who takes care of our workshop/shed. He’s a lovey-dovey and almost always wants hugs and rubs. Except when … Continue reading

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Winter

As the weather got colder, it was clear that we would need to wait until spring to start installing the strawbale walls. Our more immediate need was to get the final roof on… which became it’s own challenge. From Nov. … Continue reading

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We have a construction loan :-)

So do most people who build a house, so … what’s the big deal? Here it is: most people who build a natural core (strawbale) house do it on a credit card or with cash — they don’t get a … Continue reading

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Dig ready? – not – yet…

Weather (wet) and paperwork (govt.) have combined, and we have missed our goal… but we’ll keep at it. In the meantime, here’s our site plan. Notice the shaded area around the creek at the upper part of the diagram – … Continue reading

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After 35 years of dreaming…

…here we go! As one might note from previous posts, our progress since 2007 has been somewhat uncertain. The 2008 financial meltdown, family and business issues and the general rush of life have meant that now, finally, we’re on the … Continue reading

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Back on Track

After almost 3 years of delay (due to the recession and financing issues) we are back on track to begin building our new strawbale home in the summer of 2012.  It’s going to be beautiful, and we’re excited!  As you … Continue reading

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