How to build a spring house

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  1. sancraft

    sancraft Well-Known Member

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    We finally walked the entire property last weekend and found that our creek winds all the way through and even branches off in one area. The side of the bak are pretty high, about 4 ft in most places. Could I build a spring house in the inside of the bank by digging it out some and bracing it in with wood?
     
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    could you please tell me how to get those little pics up thank you
     
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    mtman...at the top of the page click on "user cp" then click on "avatar". The page you get will guide you through it.
     
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    thanks but how do i get my picture down to 50 x 50 pixels?
     
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    Good question! I kept going to Paint on my computer and making my picture smaller and smaller until it was accepted!
     
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    moopups In Remembrance

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    It would be very important to find out if the creek floods before constructing any structure, no use in watching something flow away after you have added time and labor. The high sides indicate that there is high water at times. I have heard of a spring house with floating lower sections that rise as the water does.