An ongoing journal of building an "off-the-grid" solar homestead, life, boring tedious stuff, knee-jerk eco-socialist opinion, work (as little as possible) and family---from the edge of the wilderness (where the Sierra meets the Cascades).
Wednesday, February 18, 2009
Starting Another Stem Wall...
We finally got a break from the rain today. Time to start on another Stem Wall.
The before photo:
Getting the trench ready to build Stem Wall. There is two feet of rubble trench underneath this:
Ten feet of wall built:
A work in progress:
Tomorrow we will build this wall higher...and maybe do some more Cob work.