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  Topic: Norwegian's Take Their Wood Seriously
Erikht

Replies: 38
Views: 73921
PostForum: Energy Efficiency and Construction/Major Projects   Posted: Wed Dec 30, 15 11:40 am   Subject: Norwegian's Take Their Wood Seriously
Treacodactyl, follow Slim and Mistress Roses advice, and it will be fine. Stack on a pallet, corrogated iron on top. I like to stack towards a wall sometimes, and if the wood is reasonably dry already ...
  Topic: Norwegian's Take Their Wood Seriously
Erikht

Replies: 38
Views: 73921
PostForum: Energy Efficiency and Construction/Major Projects   Posted: Wed Dec 30, 15 11:34 am   Subject: Norwegian's Take Their Wood Seriously
The difference is that in the UK most people have their firewood cut to length, split and delivered so all they have to do is stack it. We do all the hard work, mainly by machine. We recommend stackin ...
  Topic: Norwegian's Take Their Wood Seriously
Erikht

Replies: 38
Views: 73921
PostForum: Energy Efficiency and Construction/Major Projects   Posted: Tue Dec 29, 15 7:58 pm   Subject: Norwegian's Take Their Wood Seriously
You mad, mad British, you.
http://www.independent.co.uk/arts-entertainment/books/features/how-a-book-about-norwegian-wood-has-become-a-global-hit-a6747431.html
  Topic: Peeling apples
Erikht

Replies: 9
Views: 5286
PostForum: Recipes, Preserving, Homebrewing   Posted: Wed Nov 05, 14 9:17 am   Subject: Peeling apples
I haven't seen this before:

https://www.facebook.com/video.php?v=10151969081510872&set=vb.107068640871&type=2&theater
  Topic: Re-using wine boxes
Erikht

Replies: 14
Views: 11773
PostForum: Recipes, Preserving, Homebrewing   Posted: Fri May 30, 14 2:57 pm   Subject: Re-using wine boxes
I Norway alcohol is so expencive that even well-educated people from good families take out the bag and cut it open to extract the last drop of cheap Spanish wine, so this is unknown territory indeed.
  Topic: If you were going to emigrate, where to and why?
Erikht

Replies: 161
Views: 315492
PostForum: Downsizing abroad   Posted: Mon Oct 07, 13 6:58 am   Subject: If you were going to emigrate, where to and why?
Somewhere in the UK, perhaps?
  Topic: Airships - worth a try?
Erikht

Replies: 17
Views: 15116
PostForum: Conservation and Environment   Posted: Thu Mar 07, 13 4:25 pm   Subject: Airships - worth a try?
even with plenty of gas there is still the problems of weather ,wind etc and they dont do over mountains at all well ,they are a bit iffy over land in general.some obvious routes would not work in bo ...
  Topic: Airships - worth a try?
Erikht

Replies: 17
Views: 15116
PostForum: Conservation and Environment   Posted: Thu Mar 07, 13 12:06 pm   Subject: Airships - worth a try?
As we all know, plane travel is one of the more pollutive activeties one can engage in, and it is used for both passenger flights and freight transport. As well as polluting, the fuel costs are stagge ...
  Topic: Norwegian's Take Their Wood Seriously
Erikht

Replies: 38
Views: 73921
PostForum: Energy Efficiency and Construction/Major Projects   Posted: Tue Mar 05, 13 12:15 pm   Subject: Norwegian's Take Their Wood Seriously
Hi.

It's a very nice book, though. Became an imediate best-seller for Christmas. It's sort if a "Zen, and the art of firewood." Very Downsizerish.
  Topic: Norwegian's Take Their Wood Seriously
Erikht

Replies: 38
Views: 73921
PostForum: Energy Efficiency and Construction/Major Projects   Posted: Tue Mar 05, 13 10:20 am   Subject: Norwegian's Take Their Wood Seriously
They're barking mad.

Wof.
Wood is important! Now, the British Islands got a very nice climate, but some of US need a good wood pile not to freeze to death.
  Topic: Floating Islands
Erikht

Replies: 10
Views: 6598
PostForum: Energy Efficiency and Construction/Major Projects   Posted: Thu Feb 09, 12 6:44 am   Subject: Floating Islands
I reckon the thing to do is to start at the Pacific Gyre and start tying together all the flotsam...

One of the alternatives were exactly that.
Got a link?

http://www.mnn.com/your-home/remode ...
  Topic: Floating Islands
Erikht

Replies: 10
Views: 6598
PostForum: Energy Efficiency and Construction/Major Projects   Posted: Mon Feb 06, 12 4:51 am   Subject: Floating Islands
I reckon the thing to do is to start at the Pacific Gyre and start tying together all the flotsam...

One of the alternatives were exactly that.
  Topic: Floating Islands
Erikht

Replies: 10
Views: 6598
PostForum: Energy Efficiency and Construction/Major Projects   Posted: Sun Feb 05, 12 4:03 pm   Subject: Floating Islands
Tally Ho!
  Topic: Floating Islands
Erikht

Replies: 10
Views: 6598
PostForum: Energy Efficiency and Construction/Major Projects   Posted: Sun Feb 05, 12 12:23 pm   Subject: Floating Islands
A couple of years ago I posted a Science-Fiction picture of floating Islands. Just a dream. Now, somebody planes to make them reality, though I feel that 2100 might be a bit late to launch them.

ht ...
  Topic: Dried pigs blood... Any good?
Erikht

Replies: 16
Views: 15158
PostForum: Recipes, Preserving, Homebrewing   Posted: Thu Dec 09, 10 9:06 pm   Subject: Dried pigs blood... Any good?
I don't think you could dry it on a domestic scale. You'd need a freeze drier or something, otherwise you'd just end up with a big scab.

Which the Nuer woud fry and eat, so all would not be lost.
 
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