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[Cob] Sill plates and tractor cobDulane silkworm at spiderhollow.com
Fri Oct 29 16:04:40 PDT 2004
Cats and dogs keep our spirits up. Off topic, I know. ----- Original Message ----- From: "Amanda Peck" <ap615 at hotmail.com> To: <coblist at deatech.com> Sent: Friday, October 29, 2004 12:15 PM Subject: Re: RE:[Cob] Sill plates and tractor cob | | I do believe they did. | | So if a) we had a horse or mule, especially one trained to run a sorghum | mill, OR b) we could rent one of them--or even an equine trained to skid | logs--fair number of those in my area--we could do it that way. | | So it comes down to--who do we know. who is helping us, do we have a horse | or a tractor already (will turf tires instead of ag tires work--and if ag | tires would be better, will a box blade help a lot?)? | | | Livestock turn out to be pretty useful in natural building, IIRC. Pigs for | sealing the bottom of the pond, sheep for tamping the soil into a foundation | under adobe. Not to mention goats for clearing blackberry brambles poison | ivy and honeysuckle. | | Genuine pet type dogs and cats don't do much, though. | | ..................... | Dulane asks: | Did they used to use horses to make cob? | | _________________________________________________________________ | Express yourself instantly with MSN Messenger! Download today - it's FREE! | http://messenger.msn.click-url.com/go/onm00200471ave/direct/01/ | | | _______________________________________________ | Coblist mailing list | Coblist at deatech.com | http://www.deatech.com/mailman/listinfo/coblist
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