Spencer Miles wrote:
Though - circles are inherently stronger, and domes are longer-lasting without the need for a separate roofing structure. Rectangles are good though! Technically, it's a rectangular prism unless you live in flat-land.
Oh! Don't forget to buttress! Seriously - DON'T GO WITHOUT THEM! Every 4 ft or so, and make sure that your trusses or rafters land on them (not all unless you do 4' centers)
Brad Horner wrote:
Ok I just added this to mah plan. Thanks!
Roof is main question remaiing. I could try and harvest vigas from Carson National Forrest:
Green Vigas (all species) Dead Vigas (except dead, standing Ponderosa Pine)
6.9" DBH & Less - $0.05/LF
7.0" DBH to 8.9" - $0.15/LF
9.0” DBH to 11.9” - $0.20/LF
12.0” DBH to 15.9” - $0.50/LF
16.0” DBH to 19.9” - $0.70/LF
20.0” DBH to 23.9” - $0.90/LF
Designated areas only for green vigas
I'm also interested in nature cement roofs like a ceramicrete thing. I feel lacking in knowledge with that.