[GSBN] Home made mortar mixer?

Jacob Deva Racusin buildnatural at googlemail.com
Wed Jun 24 07:16:31 CDT 2015


Chris,

Check out Open Source Ecology: http://opensourceecology.org

They are creating open-source blueprints for 50 industrial machines that 
can be easily made with basic technological access. Maybe there's a 
mortar mixer in there...I know they have a CEB machine.

Good luck,
Jacob

On 6/24/15 7:52 AM, Chris Magwood wrote:
> Hi all,
>
> We had a student in our program last year who is an architect in 
> Ecuador. She is working on a straw bale house there now, and has asked 
> me if I have any plans for a mortar mixer that she could have 
> fabricated by a local welder. She needs something to mix large volumes 
> of clay/sand/straw mix.
>
> If anybody has any suggestions, I'll forward them along to her.
>
> Thanks,
>
> Chris
>

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