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RE: GSBN:Compression for infill



I too am interested in more details...especialy what you do at the top with
the "whole" the compression leaves...

Rikki Nitzkin
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> -----Mensaje original-----
> De: GSBN [<a  target="_blank" href="mailto:GSBN@...";>mailto:GSBN@...] En nombre de John Glassford
> Enviado el: s?bado, 24 de febrero de 2007 0:18
> Para: GSBN
> Asunto: Re: GSBN:Compression for infill
> 
> G 'day Laura
> 
> Re pre-compression with in-fill or post and beam.
> 
> Horses for courses I suppose, however after using many different
> methods overe the past 11 years we are now set on the use of all
> thread in pairs on each side of the bales set at 1.8 metres apart and
> beside each window and door openings.
> 
> There are some pics on our web site:
> 
> <a  target="_blank" href="http://www.glassford.com.au/South%20Coast%20NSW.htm";>http://www.glassford.com.au/South%20Coast%20NSW.htm</a>
> 
> If you need some clearer pics let me know and I will send them to you.
> 
> We use them now for in-fill as well as load bearing and they leave all
> other methods behind in ease of use and accuracy in pre-compression.
> We have used straps both steel and plastic composites as well as high
> tensile wire and gripples, none come near to the all thread method.
> Thanks to Bill and Athena once again, see Poem's House:
> 
> <a  target="_blank" href="http://www.caneloproject.com/pages/canelobuildings/poems-house/poem.html";>http://www.caneloproject.com/pages/canelobuildings/poems-house/poem.html</a>
> 
> Although they used bamboo we adopted the method by using all thread.
> 
> You can also see them used here in a load bearing pavillion home:
> 
> <a  target="_blank" href="http://www.glassford.com.au/Matong.htm";>http://www.glassford.com.au/Matong.htm</a>
> 
> Get back to me if you need any detailed pics.
> 
> Kind regards
> 
> John Glassford
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