Cordwood and Cob building! in Lillooet, BC Canada

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  • Beschreibung

    Beschreibung

    We are building a cob and cordwood (cobwood) building we are referring to as The Witch Hut. It will have a reciprocal roof and all log timber frame. The back half of this structure will be set into the hillside and will be made of ramed earth Tire construction. The foundation where it is not tires will be made of stone and concrete.

    We just finished working on a root cellar that will be under the house and access form the kitchen. The roof with be a living roof.... we are pretty excited!

  • Arten von Arbeit

    Arten von Arbeit

    Gartenarbeit
    Bauarbeiten
    Hilfe bei Ökoprojekten
    Betreuung von Tieren
    Hilfe bei Kunstprojekten

  • Kultureller Austausch und Lernmöglichkeiten

    Kultureller Austausch und Lernmöglichkeiten

    -Total off grid living
    -learn ways to be self sustainable
    -learn how to construct your own low cost home
    -learn how to build in an eco-friendly and low impact way
    -spend some time in the mountains and drink fresh creek water
    -learn about laying hen care
    -learn how to improvise with what you have

  • Arbeit

    Arbeit

    We are building a circular cob and cordwood building with a reciprocal roof!
    We have researched a lot so far but have no hands on experience. If you have experience with cob, cordwood or timber framing building you would be handy to have around. If you have experience with building foundations and drainage this would also be nice. That being said we are looking for people who are willing to learn along side us in this venture so if you want to come and stay and have no experience in these areas that is fine! As long as you bring a good work enthusiasm and a happy heart!



    Where we are at in the project:

    November 2019

    We have finished constructing the root cellar that will be under the building! Stacked and mortered cinder blocks is the type of construction. With a log frame on top and locally home milled boards on top.


    Next stage spring, summer, fall 2020:

    -level and bring in damage gravel for floor

    -Make rammed earth tire wall and drainage for earthbermed portion of building.

    -make Rubble Trench foundation

    -make stone and concrete stemwall

    -start on the log frame for roof



    Things you can learn from helping at this stage:


    .planning and preparation for rubble trench foundation. This type of foundation uses a fraction of the cement of a ordinary foundation thus lowering the carbon foot print of your home.

    . Stone masonry basics while constructing stemwall

    .planning drainage for earthsheltered buildings

    . Planning utilities in eco structure

    .sorting, peeling, organizing logs for the timber frame.

    . basic timber frame, farmer style

    .rammed earth tire wall construction

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  • Gesprochene Sprachen

    Gesprochene Sprachen

    English

  • Unterkunft

    Unterkunft

    Your very own private bungalow made from recycled pallets! running water will be outside in a hose. Shared outdoor hot water shower (rustic). We eat a diet of yummy vegetarian meals with farm fresh eggs :)

  • Was noch ...

    Was noch ...

    We are looking for people who line up with what we are all about, seeing as we will be spending time together while we are working this would make for a better experience for everyone evolved.

    The things we are all about:

    -equality for all people/races/gender/sexual preference
    -fair and kind treatment for all animals and bugs (exceptions are made for mosquitoes.... I know I am a terrible person)
    -looking after our environment
    -treating each other with respect
    -keeping and open mind to new ideas
    -we are vegetarians
    -no alcohol at our place, but we are 4:20 friendly

  • Etwas mehr Information

    Etwas mehr Information

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    • Wir besitzen Tiere

    • Wir sind Raucher

  • Kapazität - wie viele Workawayer maximal

    Kapazität - wie viele Workawayer maximal

    mehr als zwei

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    Arbeitszeiten

    Maximum 4 hours a day, 5 days a week


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