Category Archive: Economy

Jul 02

Is it Really a Berm Home?

Did you know most lenders will instantly reject a loan application when an appraiser describes a structure as “Berm Home”? Others will reject it when appraiser describes it as “Off Grid”? This presentation begs appraisers and lenders use clear language and accurate descriptions when describing energy features of structures. Here is an example where two … Continue reading Is it Really a Berm Home?

Oct 12

Bandsaw 101

Using a portable bandsaw mill looks easy – just put the log in the cradle and cuta away. Well… Not so much. After a mountain of scrap, and probably 20 hours of unnecessary cuts – I eventually dialed in a method of efficiently cutting a log. This tutorial enables a beginner with a bandsaw mill […]

Jun 25

Chipcrete Floor Experiment