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    I put permachink in a couple of log buildings...

    I put permachink in a couple of log buildings about 35 years ago, still doing fine. Pay attention to correct thickness. It wasn't cheap then.
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    Things were not happening as advertised, so I got...

    Things were not happening as advertised, so I got off the ship.
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    Thanks, Nut, I'll let ya know how it turns out.

    Thanks, Nut, I'll let ya know how it turns out.
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    I really don't know what to make of these guys. ...

    I really don't know what to make of these guys. A bit nervous about the whioe deal.

    I can convert liters to inches easier than figure out if this is a scam site.
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    Thanks, Nut, I am being a bit nervous. This is...

    Thanks, Nut, I am being a bit nervous. This is about a Lull. I knew the metric thing would make the hair stand up on the back of your neck. ;-{>8

    If you've got any more ways to check them out,...
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    metricsauto.com

    Anybody know anything about this company? I am looking to buy a piece of equipment that they have listed on their site. Thanks.
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    I have a couple of DIYer friends who have done...

    I have a couple of DIYer friends who have done it. Just work. When I do it, I will have an electrician make the final connections. ;-{>8


    Gotta add, there appear to be large, cost saving...
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    30% federal tax credit. ;-{>8 Off grid?...

    30% federal tax credit. ;-{>8


    Off grid? Batteries?
  9. Just to clarify, warm AIR rises, heat radiates in...

    Just to clarify, warm AIR rises, heat radiates in every direction from hottest to coldest. just saying.


    Learned this the hard way, with an earth sheltered house, back in the 80s.
  10. Places to get more info, forestry forum, tillers...

    Places to get more info, forestry forum, tillers int. timber framing class, slipform masonry - Tom Elpel, All manner of construction - North house folk school.

    Take the LHBA class as it will give...
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    Remember, stone and brick soak up water and need...

    Remember, stone and brick soak up water and need to be permitted to dry out on both sides. There should be a vented air space between masonry and any wall. Otherwise, you can have moisture related...
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    Now that is a serious door (double spline...

    Now that is a serious door (double spline joints). Where's the hinges?

    Don't argue with that lady today. ;-{>8
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    Fröhliche Weinachten! ;-{>8

    Fröhliche Weinachten! ;-{>8
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    Good stuff, there. ;-{>8

    Good stuff, there. ;-{>8
  15. I want to make a comment about chimneys. I...

    I want to make a comment about chimneys. I strongly advise placing as much of the chimney as possible INSIDE of the house and at a place that allows maximum height inside the room. Chimneys built...
  16. I think Elpel said he spent about 6 wks. There...

    I think Elpel said he spent about 6 wks. There used to be a blog by a guy named Jared Barnhart up by Mandan, ND who had never touched a masonry project before and built his own from a Marcus Flynn...
  17. A masonry heater is a beautiful fireplace that...

    A masonry heater is a beautiful fireplace that WILL heat your house.
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    Just for fun.

    http://www.mha-net.org/docs/v8n2/wildac14i.htm

    http://www.inspirationgreen.com/masonry-heaters.html

    http://www.microcogen.info/index.php?topic=1555.0
    ...
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    A bit of info on heating water with a MH. ...

    A bit of info on heating water with a MH.

    http://www.firespeaking.com/media/articles/details-of-plumbing/
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    Merriest of Christmases and a very loggy new...

    Merriest of Christmases and a very loggy new year. ;-{>8
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    I love everything about that place. Thanks so...

    I love everything about that place. Thanks so much for posting it. ;-{>8
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    Thanks slamasha, that is soooo cool. Thoner,...

    Thanks slamasha, that is soooo cool.

    Thoner, that heater is Tom's own design. He sells complete instructions. Oh yeah, and no I haven't built that one.
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    ;-{>8 ...

    ;-{>8 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JPqDKpmcJUI
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    Did you notice this item (plan portfolio) on the...

    Did you notice this item (plan portfolio) on the MHA site?

    http://www.mha-net.org/bookstore/
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    OK. here's a free set of MH plans for the DIYers....

    OK. here's a free set of MH plans for the DIYers.

    http://dnr.mo.gov/pubs/pub781.pdf

    youtube clip of above build. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FHK64E6ZgYo
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