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RE: GSBN:Loadbearing sb with moisture damage

<x-charset windows-1250>We put in the windows in the usual way.  The idea is that the opening will
be cleaner, straighter and tighter, and this particular project was in a
location that gets brutal wind and rain, so we were doing everything
possible to make a tight shell. There was a lot of grumbling about it being
a lot of extra hard work (and straw on the floor), so we haven't done it

John "Opps, we forgot to put the window in!" Swearingen

John Swearingen
design and construction

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Sent: Tuesday, March 07, 2006 1:11 PM
Subject: RE: GSBN:Loadbearing sb with moisture damage

At 10:41 AM -0800 3/7/06, John Swearingen wrote:
>We've done a similar thing, to test an idea of just stacking the bales
>w/o window openings, then cutting through later--we thought it would
>give us a tighter opening.  It did.  It wasn't fun, though.  And like
>Chris, we didn't have to run for cover while the wall exploded--very
>little happened.

Hmmm. Interesting.  So how do you attach the window?

Are you not doing this on a regular basis because it was harder in the long

Bill Christensen
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