CEB Day 20 – Winter Migration

On the Compressed Earth Block press, I am looking to press the first brick today. The mounted pressing cylinder looks like this:

It got into the 20s on the Fahrenheit scale, so I moved development operations into the greenhouse. We have a good stove in there. We collected some black locust firewood from a neighbor in the meantime:

On sunny days like today, the greenhouse is in the 80s inside. It feels like stepping right into summer. Generator, welder, tools, and CEB are now there. I just have to scrape up some semi-frozen soil from the outside, and see if we could tamp it into a structural brick…

1 Comment

  1. Alex Gill (Brittany Gill's brother)

    Hey Marchin,
    This is Brittney’s brother, Alex. Brittany showed me this website and it is cool!
    I like all of the photos and infomation. Also, I thought that the picture of chopping down the forest was pretty cool.


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