SITUPS Reflections on 10 Working Days

Home in Ganmain reflecting on what we achieved in 10 days.  Very happy with the result and I know that this system has a lot to promise for the future of straw bale building and the environment.

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Day One First SITUP Goes UP!

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Day 10 Ready for Roofing and Rendering in that order.

 

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LATEST WORKSHOPS BELOW:

 

The Hall of Conciliation and our teaching centre.

WORKSHOP # 147 GANMAIN NEW SOUTH WALES

OUR NEXT GANMAIN WORKSHOP WILL BE IN OCTOBER FROM OCTOBER 4th – 8th.

FOR DETAILS GO TO: UPCOMING WORKSHOPS.

FOR BOOKINGS GO HERE: Workshop Enrolment

 

Latest Update here: Workshops Comments from Participants

 Straw Bale Workshop #147

NSW LABOUR DAY 2014

GANMAIN, NEW SOUTH WALES.

SATURDAY OCTOBER 4th. to WEDNESDAY OCTOBER 8th. 2014.

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 Straw Bale Workshop #148

CARNGHAM near BALLARAT

VICTORIA

Maps and plan of the house available soon.

SATURDAY NOVEMBER 1st. to WEDNESDAY NOVEMBER 5th. 2014.

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Straw Bale Workshop #149

OALLEN FORD BETWEEN GOULBURN AND BRAIDWOOD

SHOALHAVEN RIVER

Details on the site and plans of the building soon.

Via GOULBURN or BRAIDWOOD, NEW SOUTH WALES.

SATURDAY NOVEMBER 29th. to WEDNESDAY DECEMBER 3rd. 2014.

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We receive several enquiries for custom workshops every month from all over Australia.  We have started setting dates for 2015.   So if you want Huff ‘n’ Puff Constructions to conduct a custom workshop to assist you in your building, then now is the time to contact us.  We have done so many of these workshops and below is an idea of what can be achieved over a 5 day custom workshop.

Canungra Day 1

Canungra Day 6

Oxley Day 1 

Oxley Day 5

Gympie Day 1

Gympie Day 5

Gympie Roof On!

 

Our Own Straw Bale Home

We believe that if you are going to be convincing in anything that you do then you should be convinced yourself.  That is why we live in our own straw bale house.  It is now 15 years since we brought straw bale building to Australia and for the past 12 years we have had the amazing benefits of living in a straw bale home made up of 7 pavilions.

Our own home filmed by Better Homes and Gardens in Ganmain this is where we live and we love our straw bale home.

 

Thank you Better Homes and Gardens and especially Johanna Griggs, ENJOY!

 

 

Mudgee SITUPS Roofing Started

Latest news from Mudgee is that the roof is going on here are some photos of the progress.  Looking forward to going back for the rendering.

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The Mudgee SITUPS Day 7-10

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The “Elders” Ray and The Straw Wolf 

TEN working days and we are 95% ready for the roofers and the rendering team.  The roof arrives tomorrow Monday and all is looking good for the installation of the RITEK roofs.   All going well we will be back to start the rendering once our rendering team is ready.  Anyhow here are some photos from days 7-10, we are now home in Ganmain.  Please click on the photos for a larger image:

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The Mudgee SITUPS Day 6

Day 6 of Mudgee SITUPS all going very well.

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Reflections on 4 Days

Day 1 we arrived and the first SITUP went up after lunch.

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Day 4 and we are only two working days away from roofing!

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Not bad for two old fellows and two women!

The Mudgee SITUPS Day FOUR

Rain stopped us today not much rain but very cold very cold! Day off tomorrow Sunday.  We achieved a lot for us oldies today!

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The Mudgee SITUPS Day THREE

 Another excellent day with a lot accomplished fixing down one pavilion and making lintels.

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The Mudgee SITUPS Day TWO

Today was a good day and we now have erected all 70 SITUPS ready tomorrow for fixing to the slab and then preparing the walls for roofing.

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Packing up for the end of day 2 all went well today.

The Mudgee SITUPS Day ONE

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We have started our third SITUPS home for our client in the Mudgee District of New South Wales.  We are close to a small village near Mudgee and our client prefers to remain very private.  However if you want to visit the building please contact us at Huff n Puff.

So  the SITUPS were made in Ganmain and uploaded and delivered on Tuesday this week.  Today is Wednesday, you be the judge.

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