Reflections on our tire press

Reflections on our tire press

Posted by in Construction, Earthship, Tires on 13. Jan, 2010 | 9 Comments

We’ve been getting emailed questions about our tire press, so I thought I would attempt to recap our experiences with it.

As described in an earlier posting we built the press out of materials we had on hand. The press design is quite simple.  The unit consists of:

a stubby hydraulic cylinder, 
two rounded steel plates welded at … Read More →

Fall and the Building Site

Posted by in Construction, Earthship, Tires on 10. Sep, 2009 | 1 Comment

Cooler temperatures arrived around here right at the beginning of September. We no longer have the oppressive heat of July and August, and we have had a significant amount of rain that we were sorely lacking over the last two months.

Sandra and I have been working away on the eighth round of tires since … Read More →

More supply shopping

Posted by in Construction, Earthship, Insulation, Plumbing, Tires on 16. Jul, 2009 | 0 Comments

Tuesday found us on the way into Kamloops with a list of supplies we needed to complete the perimeter drain for the building, the thermal wrap and the rest of the materials to do the tire walls. We are now on our third row of tires. Sean and Anna left last Saturday on … Read More →

Fun with tires!

Posted by in Earthship, Tires on 11. Jul, 2009 | 0 Comments

Coming soon…dirt filled tires

Posted by in Construction, Earthship, Tires on 27. Jun, 2009 | 3 Comments

The last week has been filled with end of school activities. Two awards assemblies took place this week from which Stephen and Katie walked away with several awards. Helen, being a primary student, can’t wait until she might get some hardware/certificates!

Baseball ended this week. Stephen came into his own this year and … Read More →

Tire count is…

Posted by in Tires on 22. Apr, 2009 | 0 Comments

449! More than half way!

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