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Licking, Missouri and trying to build a wofati/earth berm

 
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we have a wooded 20ac lot and will be building a earth sheltered home. if anyone is in the area and is interested let me know i would love the help. im kinda learning as i go
 
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I am in NW Arkansas.  I am just getting ready to buy concrete forms to make rammed earth walls.  Have you heard of this style of building?  It's like cobb or adobe, but also like concrete.  Anyway, if you're interested, I just thought I would run it by you.  
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Hey, I'm located in St. Louis. My family and I love to take trips and camp. I love the clear water of south east MO. Shannon county is beautiful.
Been looking for land for about a year. Would like to purchase and stay in a yurt or RV while building a Cob style dwelling and establishing a permaculture food forest ecosystem.
Of course Id need a plot rich with clay and I have been having trouble finding financing. Hope there is still time to get out while things are 'calm'.
Anyway, If you have space I'd love to come up there and help you build a few weekends and learn along with you. We can bring a tent or rent an RV.
Also have a friend who is a contactor who might be interested. Will be checking back on these forums in a couple of days. Good Luck

 
                  
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Hey there Mike :)

We're neighbors! Over here in Salem it is HOT!

How's the Wofati coming along?

Would love to connect with more Permies in the local area :)
 
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Hey I'm in missouri and not super far. I'm willing to travel and its a dream of mine to build a natural home. I have experience camping and can sustain myself, just looking for a place to call home and grow a garden
 
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Hey everyone thanks for replying. We had and still do have so much going on i kinda forgot i made this post. We are still in the building stages of just a normal stick frame house ☹️ but i plan on building in the next few years a few diffence smaller natural houses to see what works best in the ozark area and to learn. So far we have learnt alot .We also might be looking for some people to live here and help with the homestead so far we have pigs ,cows, goats rabbits ducks and chickens.
 
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Gene Butler wrote:Hey, I'm located in St. Louis. My family and I love to take trips and camp. I love the clear water of south east MO. Shannon county is beautiful.
Been looking for land for about a year. Would like to purchase and stay in a yurt or RV while building a Cob style dwelling and establishing a permaculture food forest ecosystem.
Of course Id need a plot rich with clay and I have been having trouble finding financing. Hope there is still time to get out while things are 'calm'.
Anyway, If you have space I'd love to come up there and help you build a few weekends and learn along with you. We can bring a tent or rent an RV.
Also have a friend who is a contactor who might be interested. Will be checking back on these forums in a couple of days. Good Luck


Sorry im a little late on the reply i hope you have luck finding land and thank you .that is just what we are trying to do here.
We have alot of space for a rv but no hook ups here. composting bucket is what we use and rain water
 
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Wild Folk wrote:Hey there Mike :)

We're neighbors! Over here in Salem it is HOT!

How's the Wofati coming along?

Would love to connect with more Permies in the local area :)


Im late as normal  its nice to have some like minded neighbors .Oh yeah it was hot im new to the area came from up north. Wofati didnt happen this year but i will be making it soon.
Will have to get together one day. Where abouts in Salem are you.We in licking but right by Montauk
 
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Christopher Marston wrote:I am in NW Arkansas.  I am just getting ready to buy concrete forms to make rammed earth walls.  Have you heard of this style of building?  It's like cobb or adobe, but also like concrete.  Anyway, if you're interested, I just thought I would run it by you.  
Sincerely
Christopher


Thanks yes i did at rammed earth  before and made a small wall .Do you plan on using a jackhammer to ram it or by hand? I did it by hand and it was very very labor intensive.
 
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michaelll collins wrote:Hey I'm in missouri and not super far. I'm willing to travel and its a dream of mine to build a natural home. I have experience camping and can sustain myself, just looking for a place to call home and grow a garden


Hey im late as always at the moment we arent building a natural home atm. but plan to shortly send me a msg if your still looking for someplace to call home
 
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