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[Cob] Living roof and (a somewhat steep) pitch - methods to help soil from sliding off?joe r dupont joedupont at juno.com
Fri Sep 19 11:30:21 PDT 2008
why dirt? why not paper pulp? and add a little more each year. On Fri, 19 Sep 2008 10:30:33 -0500 "Brian Liloia" <evacindustry at gmail.com> writes: > I just finished constructing my reciprocal roof frame. (A reciprocal > roof is > a self-supporting, spiraling, conical structure with poles that all > bear the > weight of one another at the top of the frame.) I am concerned that > my pitch > is a little steeper than is common for living roofs. I do not know > the > angle, but you can get an idea of the pitch from this photo: > http://www.flickr.com/photos/smallape/2868726583/ - (I may borrow a > scribe > to calculate the angle later.) > > Does anyone have an recommendations for preventing soil from sliding > off of > one's roof? I know of the method of nailing 2x4s across the roof to > act as > steps, but I'm looking for something that might be even more > effective and > efficient. I am not excited about nailing lots of 2x4s across my > decking. > > Thanks! > > - Brian > > (For more info. on my house and reciprocal roofs, here is my > website > address: http://www.small-scale.net/yearofmud) > > > > > > -- > _________________ > I live at http://dancingrabbit.org > I write at http://small-scale.net/stash > and this is the Year of Mud http://small-scale.net/yearofmud > _______________________________________________ > Coblist mailing list > Coblist at deatech.com > http://www.deatech.com/mailman/listinfo/coblist > > A friend is like a rainbow..... always there for you after a storm. My 908 647 5929 number will no longer work while I'm here towanda number 570 268 4178 ____________________________________________________________ Get a life insurance quote online. Click to compare rates and save. http://thirdpartyoffers.juno.com/TGL2141/fc/Ioyw6i3oib28o78ILGcJLFNirkrCFZLCQLMeJzej3WDPRKj23YQZzm/
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