looking for building material info

Discussion in 'Homesteading Questions' started by Gina, Jul 26, 2004.

  1. Gina

    Gina Active Member

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    I am going to be putting up a structure similar to a large gazebo without all the "openings". Kind of like some sort of rounded hut but rather than build it of wood, I'd rather build it out of stucco or cement or something similar. I haven't decided yet whether to have windows and an actual door to close. That will come later but I could really use some suggestions on construction materials for this type of structure.


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  2. DayBird

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    Cord Wood. I'm not really familiar with it, but I'm sure you can do a search and come up with some good info. Basically it's short lengths of logs laid across the width of the wall so that one end is on the inside and the other end is on the outside and is bonded together with a concrete mixture.
     

  3. Cyngbaeld

    Cyngbaeld In Remembrance Supporter

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    You mean like a hogan?
     
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    ...................Like Hulk Hogan??? :p :eek: ..fordy.. :)
     
  5. Gina

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    Similar. Kind of like the hut modules on the Earthships.


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  6. Cyngbaeld

    Cyngbaeld In Remembrance Supporter

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    Are you planning to live in this? or is it for storage. What kind of budget do you have for it?