Guerilla House are branching out into ferrocement water storage tanks. This was their first workshop, and they managed to raise money for materials with crowdfunding
and are producing a booklet for the funders. I was privileged to be there on day one to prepare the base which is vital for creating a stable tank, as they are heavy when filled with water. Unfortunately I had to leave just when the cement was being prepared for casting as I had to attend an Afforest seminar (about building tiny urban forests) and I missed something really exciting, but you can see the pictures on Guerilla House's facebook page including one with me shedding sparks while using power tools... not to be missed !
measure the lengths of bar
bend and tie circle ends
use bar bending tools
cut cross, circles, verticals
adjust curves in situ
lay bottom drain under grid
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Jun 13, 21 07:59 AM
Thanks very much for this article, definitely the most detailed one I found after an extensive search online AND through a library of plant books too!
Jun 03, 21 09:32 AM
You should try cuttings from your bearing plant, which should duplicate the plant you have. There are video's on youtube showing how. Seeds does not necessarily
Jun 03, 21 09:25 AM
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