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Adrien Lapointe
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Source: permaculture magazine

Here is an article from Patrick Whitefield I thought suited the discussion in the Paul's land forum since some people are soon going to live in a tipi!
 
paul wheaton
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Here is the tipi I owned in 2005. If you look carefully, you can see my trusty electric golf cart to the left, and inside you can see that my son is on fire.


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Adrien Lapointe
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Was it just for fun or were interns living in it?
 
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Several people stayed in it at different times. But I left the farm about six weeks after putting it up.
 
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A couple of days ago I bought a new 18 foot tipi complete with poles. Apparently somebody bought it and then never set it up. Then needed to sell it. So I got a good deal.

Jacob and Charlie are going to set it up tomorrow.

 
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SCORE!!!

 
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