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podcast 527 – Permaculture Smackdown Returns – Part 1

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Paul calls up three of his Patreon supporters, Julia Winter, Katy, and Ryan, along with a… “hijackee?”, Elliot, who’s allowed in due to being family of one of the Patreons. They spend most of the session talking about The Love Shack, insulation, calking materials, wood preservation, and the shortcomings of whitewash. Support the podcast on […]

Podcast 518 – Insulation made from Mushrooms

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Paul sits back down with Mike Haasl and Beau Davidson to talk some more about mycelial insulation panels, what fungus to use, how to grow and bake them, and how they compare to other forms of insulation like rockwool and straw bales. Support the podcast on Patreon Show notes and discussion More information and discussion […]

podcast 415 – Fall events follow up

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Paul and Jocelyn are at Warm Springs Creek in Idaho. They are enjoying the pools of warm to hot water that have been formed by people stacking boulders around the springs. They say that it has been a mad scramble over the last several weeks as they were getting ready for the Round Wood Timber […]

podcast 414 – The problem with batch box rocket mass heaters – Part 2

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Part 2 of the podcast picks up with Erica pointing out that most people learn only one way of starting a fire and use that for every fire they start. There are actually multiple different ways to lay and start a fire. Erica’s mother used to say “If you light the fire, it’s your fire […]

podcast 413 – The problem with batch box rocket mass heaters – Part 1

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Paul Wheaton, Kirk “Donkey” Mobert, Erica and Ernie Wisner with Fred Tyler and ant Jeremy in attendance discuss Allerton abbey and the batch box heater that is installed onsite. According to Paul, Allerton abbey is now about 96% complete, and the door has finally been re-installed. The new door is approximately 280 lbs. and opens […]

343 – The Art and Science of Natural Plasters – Part 2

In the second part of the podcast, Paul, Jocelyn and Fred continue to review Bart’s DVD on The Art and Science of Natural Plasters, for which Paul was the “Supreme Executive Producer.” This mostly because permies.com people supported the Kickstarter in a big way. You can find the DVD at http://plasterscience.com Paul is concerned that […]

342 – The Art and Science of Natural Plasters – Part 1

In today’s podcast, Paul, Jocelyn and Fred review Bart’s DVD on The Art and Science of Natural Plasters, for which Paul was the “Supreme Executive Producer.” This mostly because permies.com people supported the Kickstarter in a big way. You can find the DVD at http://plasterscience.com Paul says “Overall, I thought it was really good.” He […]

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