Monthly Archives: November 2008

Solid State Ventilator

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I designed an air circulation system [1,2] for our tiny cottage that uses no moving parts. Think of it as a solid-state fan. It is driven by thermo-siphoning through the block wall behind the wood stove and chimney where the … Continue reading

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Father & Son

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Big’Un & ArchimedesBig’Un, on the left, is the son of Archimedes and Big Pig. I was working on setting up the greenhouse pillar forms when I saw them posing so nicely. I walked over to the crest of the hill … Continue reading

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Mystery Photo – Hexagon

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Hexagon on SnowHmm… What magic am I up to now, building hexagons on the snow… The wagon and large dog will give you a sense of scale. Leave guesses in the comments… The answer will appear in a post next … Continue reading

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Dancing Tractor – Greenhouse Wall Pour

Pouring Greenhouse Concrete KneewallsAbout a week ago we poured the concrete kneewalls of the greenhouse as shown in the video above. We are now preparing to pour the roof pillars. The snow is deep already. Yesterday morning we got another … Continue reading

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