Wiki House

Making homes from plywood and a CNC table.

Now a CNC table that can cut 18mm 2.4m x 1.2m ply is my idea of a toy I would want. Now could I make it pay for it’s self?

Wiki house embraces two of my favorite things, Creative Commons and something I could cut myself on.

wikihouseClick the picture to go to their site and have a look at this video. I am going to be interested to follow these guys and see where their journey takes them.

Test drive for a rocket stove.

Been looking at building a rocket stove for my workshop, but before I do thought I’d have a play with the idea.

This is a real simple earthen pipe arrangement in a clay and straw thermal mass.

Open Source Ecology

These guys are amazing, rather than locking information up in a company, they are wanting to develop the 50 different Industrial Machines that it takes to build a small, sustainable civilization with modern comforts.

Read more about them here, Have a look at this TED video.

Follow them on their blog.

Hello world!

Not another Blog.

No, rather a place to find stuff that works. Whether you want to keep warm, grow food, use the Internet. There are so many good ideas out there that we what to promote what we find and show what we have done.

So come back and see what we have found, what we have done, maybe even come and join us on our journey.