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Wednesday, August 15, 2012

Day 3

Today was the first day where I felt like I could really picture my house!  They started framing out the front walls and I could picture each room!  Things are so amazing... it's running smoothly, the apprentices are great, everyone's having fun, and the crew runs like a well-oiled machine.  Today we revealed the buttresses, worked on the entryway, finished packing out the stem wall and started to line the trench with rubber, buried the cisterns completely, worked on bottle bricks, and ended the day with a group campfire with the crew and apprentices, beverages, and various musical instruments, all under a beautiful starry sky.  Life is good.

Jacob building the vault for the entryway

greenhouse entrance with Adirondack log posts

living room/kitchen


bedroom #1

bedroom #2

master bedroom and bathroom

cistern overflow

cistern overflow

Momma and her lunch

lunch break


buttresses revealed!

Brian working in the sky

trench in the house traveling under the footer and into the greenhouse planter cell

Michael Reynolds, earthship inventor

getting the EPDM rubber lining ready for the greenhouse planter

lining the greenhouse planter cell

apprentice evening hangout
apprentices on the bulldozer in the sunset
(with flash) apprentices Osmany, Nick, Joe, Jeff, Wes, and Rachel 

sunset over Day 3

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