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Cob RE: I got it upRick Berry Rascall at Metronet.com
Thu Aug 21 21:12:39 PDT 1997
goshawk at gnat.net wrote: > > Yea the vault is up. > Well, even though I have a few blisters on my hand, > I dropped the form on my earth / superadobe/ vault. > It took about 66 wheel barrels of earth for the structure (not > counting the foundation) > > It's 4 ft 6 in wide (as measured from the > inside walls at the base) It's 8ft 3 in tall (as measured from the > inside) The walls are about 14 inches thick (a bit thinner near the > top) the depth of the vault at the base is 53 inches and the depth at > the hieght is 96 inches. The 53 inches base is centered between the > 96 inch deep ceiling. The extra depth at the top is to extend along > with the domes walls on either side of this vault. > > I'm working on adding more butressing as well as a small window seat. > I took some photos but it will probably be about 3 weeks or so before > I get them on the web site. You know that means I got to go to the > city and get the dang film developed then get my brother to scan > them....etc. > > Well heck, just trying to build some excitement. > > Take care, > L&L > Pat and the Maukly crew > Mauk, GA > http://www.gnat.net/~goshawk > > "In the beginner's mind there are many possibilities, > but in the expert's there are few." > Zen Mind, Beginner's Mind > Congrats on the vault! I loved the pics on your website, and hope to be able to visit you someday. I can't wait to see the new pics, and your recent progress. Keep us posted! -- ~Rick Berry rascall at metronet.com http://www.metronet.com/~rascall/ ________________________________________________________ "There's a HOUSE in my head, and I've gotta get it out!" --------------------------------------------------------
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