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need a natural builder

 
paul wheaton
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We have a month to go to the innovators event.

And we need to get allerton abbey (wofati 0.7) done before the snow flies. The sooner, the better. Because this is the big year to test the ATI.

We need a straw bale wall built and a bunch of cob work done.

I have set the full bounty to $6700. I think there is about $4000 worth of stuff left. And I will throw in an extra $2000 if it gets done by noon on october 3. I think there are some people here that might be interested in sub bounties, and I think there might be some permies that would like to come and get sub bounties. Maybe some people that would just groove on the experience.

I need somebody that will own the project and see to it that it is done well and done quickly. I think for somebody with oodles of natural building experience, this will be about two weeks of work.

Please post questions in this thread. When you are ready to get started, please email me: paul at richsoil.com.

 
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A few questions-

-do you provide accommodations and/or meals?
-do you provide transportation to/from servicing airport?
-are all materials and tools provided to finish the work?
-are you willing to work out a contract?
-do you have pictures of the progress so far?
-do you have an idea of what constitutes "complete"?
-is there a plan or blueprint to work from?
-are you offering helpers? How many man hours?
-can I (or whoever is chosen) bring a helper?


Sounds like a great opportunity.

 
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Matthew Connors wrote:
-do you provide accommodations and/or meals?


No meals. There are oodles of spots for tents. And it is possible that a person could stay in allerton abbey during the construction.


-do you provide transportation to/from servicing airport?



That is possible


-are all materials and tools provided to finish the work?


Materials, yes. Tools .... not sure.


-are you willing to work out a contract?


yes.


-do you have pictures of the progress so far?


There are many pictures in this forum.


-do you have an idea of what constitutes "complete"?


yes.


-is there a plan or blueprint to work from?


No. This gives the builder some artistic license.


-are you offering helpers? How many man hours?


No. Although I suspect that a strong natural builder will have lots of people wanting to help and build experience.


-can I (or whoever is chosen) bring a helper?


Yes.


 
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Matthew Connors wrote:
-do you have pictures of the progress so far?



There are many pictures here, in this multi-page thread about Allerton Abbey.
 
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If your still in need of a builder I'd love to help I have tons of construction experience and lots of tools and would love to work on a natural building project.
 
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Travis,

When can you start? Send me an email: paul at richsoil.com.

 
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