Joshua Chambers wrote: Or perhaps you could use a rock hammer to create holes in the ground to sink the posts and backfill with tamped gravel? It wouldn't have any drainage if you did that but all the posts would be well covered all around by the umbrella.
Either way that would take a looooot of fill dirt to fill the umbrella and then cover it up.
lime stone?" - No, it's a very old pressure cooked reiteration of various billion-plus year old sedimentary rocks.
I hope so, but my neighbour tells me the water is hard.
For simplicity and expediency, we are considering a yurt to get ourselves settled onsite and unencumbered by our home in town (to be sold).
A lot of the 'original' homes here arrived by train and were assembled on posts or cribbing. Some of them actually have hinges where the panels unfolded and sprung into shape. Not a very good template for my purposes.
My genetics dictate that I stubbornly refuse any help that may expose my ineptitude.
A compact tractor with loader and a large tractor with backhoe attachment.
It may have been sandstone, limestone, mudstone, siltstone, etc but it's been cooked and contorted well beyond recognition and is not a candidate for cleaving.
So, how do you feel about earthbags? Owen Geiger seems to think it's a perfect match for my ineptitude.