Asheville NC Bee Class with Les Crowder
Dec30

Asheville NC Bee Class with Les Crowder

Last year I attended an amazing Bee Keeping class that was taught by Les Crowder. Les is as close to an expert on Topbar beekeeping as you can find these days. He has managed to make the slippery transition into commercial bee keeping while still practicing the top bar method. This method gives the bees more freedom to design and build their colony rather than being persuaded based on comb size from wax foundation. My first hive was a...

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Shipping Container Barn Project in Tennessee
Oct17

Shipping Container Barn Project in Tennessee

Every 3 months or so I head to a cave in Tennessee called Worley’s. A few years back I noticed an interesting shipping container project that was being built around Bluff City Tennessee. I’m sorry that I don’t have more details about the builder, or the purpose of this container structure but I’ll try to locate additional info and add it to the site. In the meantime, I thought a few photos would be enough to...

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Seven Types of Cargo Containers Making Shipping Easier!
Oct13

Seven Types of Cargo Containers Making Shipping Easier!

A container strong enough to withstand shipment, storage, and handling heavy loads is termed as a Shipping container. And these form the most essential part of the shipping industry, trade and transport. These containers are generally used for shipping a large quantity of products from one part of the world to new another. These containers vary in structure, materials, dimension, construction, etc. from one another depending on the...

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Looking to build a home using shipping containers?
Sep03

Looking to build a home using shipping containers?

With the crash of the housing market in the early 2000’s, and a recent global trend towards green building, architects and home builders are turning to steel shipping containers to bridge the gap between eco- friendly building trends, durability and affordability. Shipping containers, in functionality, have a relatively short lifespan. Once they are retired from the sea, they’re stacked and abandoned to save money on moving...

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Tiny Home Podcast featuring Boomer Sassmann
Jun07

Tiny Home Podcast featuring Boomer Sassmann

Source: http://tinyrevolution.us/2014/03/21/revo-convo-56-conversation-boomer-sassman/ Listen in a new window | On iTunes Boomer Sassmann is one of the founding members of the Asheville Tiny House Association in North Carolina. He has been working with metal since he was in high school and when he realized that he could use his skills to build homes, a whole world opened up for him. He currently runs a web design business, Big Boom...

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