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Earth and or lime plasters
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Derek Thanks very helpful. I wasn't very clear, the end results will be a house surrounded on all sides but the floor in a thick layer of cellulose. That
mvankanan
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Apr 18
Remember Shay Salomon? Composting toilet design seminar/charrette.
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Some of you do, I'm sure. A strawbaler from way back. She's been quiet for quite a while, but will be doing a composting toilet design seminar/charrette at the
Mark Piepkorn
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Apr 16
CMHC's "Canadian Wood Frame House Construction"
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The recent CMHC newsletter included an announcement about the latest edition of the "Canadian Wood Frame House Construction" booklet. I seem to recall seeing a
Rob Tom
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Apr 15
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hbratton34
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Apr 5
Fwd: ( a response to) Bale Orientation Survey
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Those edgey bales always struck me as having way too much coffee in the morning. Too many of them are type A personalities. Me, I'll take a 'go with the
RT
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Apr 2
Re: [Strawbale] Futility of quantifying properties of natural materi
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Saturating the bales may encourage mold. There is a popular wall and ceiling plastering sytem that uses a hopper and spits out globs of drywall mud/plaster.
RT
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Mar 18
Fw: [Strawbale] Futility of quantifying properties of natural materi
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An unplastered bale wall is not only a fire hazard but a constant source of dust and debris...I don't think you would be happy with it for long... Sarah  
Menno Houtstra
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Mar 15
FIRE TESTS
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Hello, SORRY FOR CROSS POSTING, FIRST TIME FOR ME I have searched a long time for fire tests of strawbales or strawbale walls, with or preferably without
Menno Houtstra
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Mar 15
Futility of quantifying properties of natural materials (was Re: com
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On Wed, 12 Mar 2014 06:27:43 -0400, permacultura la boa ... I have to disagree with Stefano's statement (above) because it implies that the properties of
RT
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Mar 12
YahooGroups vs FaceBook
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As a social medial illiterate, I will need guidance on this is when its up and running to sign up and participate. susan, aka the Waterlady ... ôThe
lovemymorgans
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Mar 12
forums and YahooGroups or FaceBook
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I've set up http://sb.marinx.com - It's PhpBB latest version. It's free and can host free with me or on your own domain. Do you guys have a domain you wish to
Rick Blanchard
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Mar 11
Re: [Strawbale] [SB-r-us] Re: Would you be willing to help me test n
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Facebook serves a couple of useful purposes. It reaches lots of people. Like 24 Hour Talk Radio or The Weather Channel, you can always tune in, and find
John Glassford
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Mar 6
Re: [Strawbale] [SB-r-us] Re: Would you be willing to help me test n
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Actually, if you are a member of a group on facebook, you can, indeed, set things up so that fb sends you a notification of each post to the group. You can set
Heather Brenner
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Feb 28
Bird rescue facility floor
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... I've built and renovated a few small/companion animal vet clinics but none that specialised in birds. I do know that none of the teams of vets in those
RT
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Feb 28
Re: [Strawbale] Would you be willing to help me test new email list
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"Out of date and only historical" Really. "Only historical" While some techniques have certainly evolved a bit, historical is exactly what I want. I'm
RT
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Feb 28
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Re: [Strawbale] What's your favorite place to find new information a
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Depends on what I'm looking for. If I'm looking for ideas, I'll search the web. If I'm looking for people's experience, and actual recipes I'll look on list
Sherwood Botsford
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Feb 28
Hoping for some help
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What is the normal routine for cleaning in such a facility? Most vet clinics I've seen, the working area is concrete floor, concrete block walls painted with
wolbirdhaveninc
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Feb 27
Building with big bales
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It must have been a temporary glitch, Heather. I was just over at John's website checking out the 'sit-up' panels page after he posted a note about a new
Heather Brenner
5
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Feb 25
I have nothing to report.
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The closest I could find to "Biji-tome 10' is this product from Israel, Bitumseal Flex: http://www.itum-net.com/www/mag_article.asp?id=21 Is that something
Mark Piepkorn
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Feb 25
Multiple posts
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Sorry about the multiple repeat posts: Yahoo is acting up on me today... Cheers, Chris Green
Chris Green
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Feb 25
Microbe generated sandstone
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I have, when the topic first came up after Dr. Ginger Krieg-Dosier won an award for her work. There are also a small number of other people working on the, um,
khilving
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Feb 25
Bad Heart Strawbale Church/ Hall
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Google Books has an article published in April 1960 about the construction of the Bad Heart Church* near Sexsmith, Alberta (built in the early '50s, and now
Chris Green
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Feb 25
reports
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So good to hear from you, Susan! I fondly remember stacking bales at your house! We installed our roof (mostly) ourselves and so far no leaks. It's fun to read
Susan Frommer
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Feb 16
Hello
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Wow. good to hear from some familiar names! (Hi Sarah- hope your kids are growing strong and healthy!) We are 8? 9? years into living here. We aren't done of
tennisonfarms
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Feb 13
Something to report
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Anticipating construction soon, I'd echo Katy's interest in knowing how people have treated bathrooms. Anyone with a lime plaster shower? After decades of
Barbara Roemer
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Feb 12
Re: I have nothing to report
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DUCK!! Report something! Quack. That is all...... Chris On 02/11/14, SB-r-us@yahoogroups.com wrote: There is 1 message in this issue. Topics in this digest: 1.
lovemymorgans
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Feb 11
8 storey straw bale building in France inaugurated last month
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Hi, I thought it might interest you. Residence Jules-Ferry. An interesting animation showing following building stages of eight-storey residence building,
Grzegorz Gorski
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Feb 11
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Campaign to promote straw bale building in Romania
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Hi everyone, if you haven't heard from us yet, please take a moment to read the following appeal. *I also want to send a heartfelt thank you to those of you
Grzegorz Gorski
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Feb 9
Shear Bracing for Post and Beam SB home in California
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Nothing yet. Steve took on a new position in his department and has taken over our lives for the time being. Hoping to get back on track soon. Thank you for
cpp92356
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Feb 4
Romania?
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Yes, I have been corresponding with them offering space in The Last Straw to let people know who they are. They seem very legit and are doing their best to
lovemymorgans
2
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Feb 3
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