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    Ronnie said it best, experience speeds things up....

    Ronnie said it best, experience speeds things up. There are some that start right away, instantly after class.

    Regardless, the class will give you the knowledge to predict what u can and can't...
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    Welcome twh4. As you know, I am also building...

    Welcome twh4.

    As you know, I am also building in the Hudson valley. Though land prices kept me far away from anything related to a river.

    (twh4 doesn't know it yet; but, he's going to be...
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    As for Green building, that's one of the key...

    As for Green building, that's one of the key reasons I picked this design as well.

    But, I advise people to pickup a few Green Building booms and read through them to understand exactly what...
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    lean-to noun - a building sharing one wall...

    lean-to

    noun

    - a building sharing one wall with a larger building, and having a roof that leans against that wall.

    "a lean-to garage"

    - a temporary shelter, either supported or...
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    That's correct. There's a technique taught in...

    That's correct. There's a technique taught in class for pinning. And part of the model building is practicing that technique. Also, it's there to show those that need verification of your...
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    All Android and Arch here, server is Debian using...

    All Android and Arch here, server is Debian using KVM (I dabble in GPU computing from time to time with pass through). Two usenets overseas due to dmca.
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    If you can afford it, get an VPN service (like...

    If you can afford it, get an VPN service (like $10-$20/mo). You connect your computer/laptop to their server in the states, and it is like you are here in the states. Your IP will be one in the...
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    Just found these: ...

    Just found these:

    http://www.greatbrandsusa.com/pack-of-12-round-hardwood-dowel-rods-1-dia-x-36-long-7316u-c-c-orange/

    Best price I've found building at a 1/2" = 1 Foot scale. 1" dia dowels =...
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    OK, I want this PDF...

    OK, I want this PDF...
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    Was thinking of the head/footer boards. :P

    Was thinking of the head/footer boards. :P
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    That's a great idea. Just thought of idea...

    That's a great idea.

    Just thought of idea myself... Ask to "rent one" for an afternoon. Found several local to me so I'm going to email them asking if I can drop by with some beer for an...
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    ^- Ed said it best. You'll fit right in much...

    ^- Ed said it best. You'll fit right in much more than you think with equally minded folks and the same goals.

    The class isn't just about the technique. It's how to structure your life around...
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    You know, I may just do that now. I took the...

    You know, I may just do that now.

    I took the family out into the property today for the first time (remember, right of way and 1/4 road I got the other guy to build to get to my property). ...
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    I've priced Hobby Lobby and Michael's and they...

    I've priced Hobby Lobby and Michael's and they come out well over $100 for the set (building 1/2" = 1 foot scale).

    FYI, Michael's can order in bulk with a discount if you talk with the manager. ...
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    LOL Seriously though, no matter the designs...

    LOL

    Seriously though, no matter the designs you have in mind, even square and looking at a lot of the pics here - it will all, 100% completely and utterly change once you take the class and...
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    Not with this forum. It's been disabled for as...

    Not with this forum. It's been disabled for as long as I've been a member. I think it is to keep the server from getting marked as spam. Or, we are just too busy building houses to not care about...
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    That was just 1 paragraph.

    That was just 1 paragraph.
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    I was contracting at the time and had to take off...

    I was contracting at the time and had to take off 4 days (no time off for holidays). That was ~$2000 - 3000 in losses right there. Then the $1500 for class + flight + room.

    Delta even gave me a...
  20. Thread: Aesthetics

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    Ah, but it just feels great talking about the...

    Ah, but it just feels great talking about the butt end.

    https://lh3.googleusercontent.com/EEFWcvesUIz2CRO6YJC-thuqNUqWDzocjuxY0h_svjLQRGOgovfh=w1358-h1810-no
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    You can break out the chain saw and carve it...

    You can break out the chain saw and carve it anyway you like. (Most use scaffolding though, instead of the log-ends, was just mentioning an inexpensive alternative).

    Personally, I'm cutting mine...
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    (Unpacks fishing rods from storage, starts...

    (Unpacks fishing rods from storage, starts looking for tent and supplies...)
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    Hehe, I didn't catch the 1500 sq ft. I was...

    Hehe, I didn't catch the 1500 sq ft. I was thinking 20k for a "nice" 15x15. :)

    We really should have a sticky in this forum for this exact question.
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    Several have been built over the pond. Structure...

    Several have been built over the pond. Structure prices all depends on your resources. Find the right land and cost is $0: you source the logs on the property. Mill them down for your joists and...
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    To the OP, it may not be your cup of tea but it...

    To the OP, it may not be your cup of tea but it is a functional build that deters rotting, does not settle, and is simple for DIYers.

    The class explains why. At first I didn't like it either. ...
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