Marcin

Marcin

Back to CEB

November 1 is when I have finally returned to complete the Compressed Earth Block (CEB) press. By November 30, we will have a working CEB press, spitting out between 3-5 bricks per minute. This is the holy grail of building, as the most advanced natural...

Piglet

Brittany and Ronny went to Jamesport last Monday and returned with a mouser cat and a sow piglet. The piglet ran away immediately, it was so scared. We said bye bye piglet. We sighted it a couple of times, in the next two days, and one time it came back...

Lister Ailments

Here’s a surprising one on equipment failure. We’ve been running our 1 cylinder, 6 horsepower Lister engine on filtered waste vegetable oil for 2 years now. It’s the backbone of our off grid power. Yesterday, it lost compression. So...

State of Survival

The state of survival in advanced civilizations today is a joke. Isn’t it interesting that with ever increasing technology, and productivity yields beyond the imagination of people 100 years ago – that we still have to work harder and harder...