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Tuesday, March 10, 2009

Soilcrete

It's been a while since I've written an update on what we are doing on the cabin, so this time I'll write about concrete, or more accurately soilcrete. What is soilcrete? It's nearly the same thing as concrete but using local materials instead of using purchased materials. We use local dirt, gravel from the creek, portland cement and of course water. This makes a strong and inexpensive concrete/soilcrete to make walls and such...



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