Wednesday, February 3, 2010

Construction – Preparing the Site

After negotiating with two master masons that were recommended by our friend, it was decided that we should start immediately, in order to give ourselves the best possible chance of finishing before the rains.

Clearing_site In less than a day the site was cleared and smoothed. 

Inspecting_Sample1Inspecting_sample2 Rammed_Earth_Sample
Inspecting the weathering on the big sample, which has been through a few really heavy rainstorms in the past week. In the closeup of the big sample you can see that the only damage from from a week in the rain is from people digging at it with their keys.

Tick_of_approval A successful first day at the site

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