I have spent some time over the last couple of years trying to teach the kids programming … for the most part my attempts have been unsuccessful … I was simply not able to interest them.
Recently, my youngest daughter has been (very independently of me) showing an interest in these kinds of things. … Read More →
Build a super-efficient wood stove that heats your home and create a cozy, heated cob bench to warm any living room. Chris and Sandra of The Darfield Earthship take you step-by-step through the building process of their own rocket mass heater which they built in their earthship in the North Thompson Valley of British Columbia, … Read More →
This post is an attempt to catch up with the technical details of our earthship construction activities of this summer … so bear with me as I will be touching on a number of different areas …
I wrote this post about a month ago but just got around to adding pictures and drawings today … … Read More →
I’ve done a lot of reading lately as I layout the plumbing for our home.
The funniest statement I read became the title of this post … let’s try not to kill ourselves while building our dream home!
Before I dive into the solar heated water I want to back up a bit … what I have … Read More →
I’ve been designing the plumbing and grey water for our earthship over the last week … so I have been doing a lot of reading.
A few things have caught my attention during this process.
First, more recently written books in this space (green building, grey water design) are much more detailed than a couple of years … Read More →
Actually started to dismantle the engine today.
I recorded all of these steps as I was doing the work … I want something that tells me where everything goes back.
Started by pulling following items out of the engine bay:
intercooler with hoses and clamps,
air filter with hose and clamp,
Took following off of front of van:
bull board (3 … Read More →