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by / on August 8, 2013 at 2:07 pm

Bobcat working overtime at netzerobuild.ca

NETZEROBUILD.ca AUGUST UPDATE STICKS AND STONES PRODUCTIONS VIMEO FILM BY MIDORI – AUGUST 7-2013 NetZero July23 from Sticks and Stones Productions on Vimeo. Moving boulders is just one of the pesky nuances involved in building a house in the Haliburton Highlands. Take a look at this great video shot by […]

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by / on July 27, 2013 at 2:37 pm

Foundation excavation completed – NetZeroBuild update

Progress Update: July 24-2013 NetZeroBuild Progress Report 1.We have all the main beams cut and ready to install. 2. We did the excavation today and it went perfect. 3. The first few support trees have had the white oak inserts installed So we are off to the races ..next is: […]

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by / on July 25, 2013 at 10:46 am

Working with Wood and talking with Eric

July 23 – 2013 It’s always a treat to chat with Eric. He is a master timber framer and has forgotten more about timber framing than most of us will ever know. He received his apprenticeship in Germany and works in the Haliburton Highlands. Thanks for visiting our build. Next […]

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by / on July 21, 2013 at 7:52 pm

Did I say little project? Net Zero Build Update

July 21 – Update My little summer project !! Not so little. Those are very heavy timbers but all is going well. I built a two ton capacity timber cart that we can use to move the timbers after we load them on the super heavy duty saw horses. Almost finished […]

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by / on July 13, 2013 at 10:18 am

Net Zero Build moves into big timber prep stage

Master timber framer Eric using cement pad for log shaping In the video above we watch Eric doing some of the delicate work on the big timbers. We’ll be posting some other videos as we move into the crucial building stage. Please follow us on twitter. twitter.com/NetZeroBuild

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by / on July 7, 2013 at 5:37 pm

Pouring the cement pad – June 29-13

We had a full crew and three loads of cement to place onto the form on the NetZeroBuild.ca site last week. It will become a studio eventually. Pottery anyone? Marianne can’t wait. Or so I’m told. But for the duration of the build itself? The pad will act as a […]

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by / on June 7, 2013 at 1:39 pm

Net Zero Build – June 5 update… Video

JUNE 5 2013 VIDEO UPDATE The weather took a strange turn here in the Highlands this week. Frost warning followed by rain and below average temperatures have muddied up the site once again. But CEO Lou Fenninger is still out everyday with his chain saw and bobcat (skidder) moving timber […]

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by / on May 9, 2013 at 10:23 am

Drawings and site plans May 5, 2013

Site Plan Drawings Eagle Lake, Ontario – May 6 – 2013 Lou Fenninger is in the process of getting building approvals for the new home and once that’s completed the foundation process will begin. In this post we include three drawings that will give you a general idea about the general […]

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