Simplicity is the way

by Patrick Sughrue I hitch-hiked to the Haight in 68. Food for the asking at Hara Krishna, a place to crash not far away I learned that simplicity is the way. Built a cabin on the back of my old truck, a flat-head 6 to make it run “Be Here Now” is my book of choice,...

What’s a Vardo?

A vardo (also waggon, living waggon, van, and caravan) is a traditional horse-drawn wagon used by British Romani people as their home.[1] Possessing a chimney, it is commonly thought of as being highly decorated, intricately carved, brightly painted, and even gilded....

Good ~ Better ~ Best

In the last 100 years of building we have learned that in order to make a building seriously High Performance (energy efficient) it takes four element. 1-Enough insulation for the climate (usually quite a bit more than code requires) 2-The building needs to be...

Post Frame Construction

Post Frame Construction is the new name for Pole Barns. Pole Barns I mean Post Frame buildings are a great product to cover farm machinery. they were never designed to be a shop for a serious craftsman. The Pros: They are inexpensive They are fairly quick to put up....