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Re: GSBN:Loadbearing sb with moisture damage

From our point of view, it took about the same amount of time to
frame everything up first and then stack and plaster compared to
stacking and plastering and cutting out later. The reason we didn't
keep doing it this way? Well, what do you do with a bunch of 3x5
foot, 21-inch thick hunks of bale wall that weigh hundreds of pounds


On 7-Mar-06, at 4:11 PM, billc_lists@...:

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 run?

Bill Christensen
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