This past Wednesday and Thursday we had the guys out for the first of three "weekends". I would say we got a lot done. The first day we finally fixed the rest of the wall. After trying very hard to NOT completely rearrange the tires, we rearranged the tires. By the end of the day … Continue reading Movin on up
We spent the past few days concreting in between the tires on the interior side of the wall. Please disregard the giant finger in the way. The actual earthships have Adobe filled in between the tires but with the high rainfall in Kentucky we chose not to use this method because it would become … Continue reading Strengthening the fortress
We have been planning to hire 4 guys to come out and help us finish the tires. We have the whole thin worked out to where the tires should be finished by the end of April. On one condition: it stops raining on the days C is off work. It never fails: it will be … Continue reading No more rain!!!
Two important things happened this week. The first is, despite all the rain, we bought 2 pallets of 60lb bags of concrete. These will be used to reinforce the tires that we had to fix and will be used to frame up the front door and possibly the framing for the greenhouse (although we may … Continue reading Steps toward progress