Here are some cool and geeky ways to pimp your home.
Timber Frame Garden Structure
Bali bar. Area entirely outdoor/alfresco, gardened/shaded. Upstairs office space.
Build your own generator
After the pour, we set our girt anchors to plum, aligned, and leveled. 15 piers in all, each directly under 15 6 x 6's that will support the entire frame. After backfilling around the sonotubes, the 2 x 2' footer acts as an anchor. The footers are poured directly on bedrock 2' deep.
The Rubble Trench Foundation is cheap, simple, effective and a favourite among natural builders.
Would love one of these over my front door, but don't know anyone who can provide.