Author Archives: Gregory Lehman

Travel Photos

Trip to Spain and England, June 2018 Most of my time was spent in Granada, but this being the 6th summer there, I did not take any pictures. The following pictures are from Baeza and Ubeda 2 hours north of

Travel Photos

Trip to Spain and England, June 2018 Most of my time was spent in Granada, but this being the 6th summer there, I did not take any pictures. The following pictures are from Baeza and Ubeda 2 hours north of

New Cob Cottage: Engineering notes

  2nd story balcony pictures: Siding has solid blocking behind where brackets will be: See under upper door areas for brackets: Predrilled from inside wall. 3/8″ SPAX will tie into oak 3×5″. (Bolt heads and washers are not pictured as

New Cob Cottage: Engineering notes

  2nd story balcony pictures: Siding has solid blocking behind where brackets will be: See under upper door areas for brackets: Predrilled from inside wall. 3/8″ SPAX will tie into oak 3×5″. (Bolt heads and washers are not pictured as

New Cob Cottage

  August 12th. Fieldstone retaining walls. There will be rain gardens in the areas off the sides of the driveway.     July 24th. Making progress on the brick driveway.       Jan 8th: Finishing up wood siding on west gable

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New Cob Cottage

  August 12th. Fieldstone retaining walls. There will be rain gardens in the areas off the sides of the driveway.     July 24th. Making progress on the brick driveway.       Jan 8th: Finishing up wood siding on west gable

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Permaculture garden

Spring 2017: Due to the need to focus my work on the new cob house, the garden development will be in a holding pattern. Planted a few gooseberry, 2 chestnuts, and 2 arbor vitae this spring. Update: April 10th, 2016.

Permaculture garden

Spring 2017: Due to the need to focus my work on the new cob house, the garden development will be in a holding pattern. Planted a few gooseberry, 2 chestnuts, and 2 arbor vitae this spring. Update: April 10th, 2016.

Wood-fired ovens

November 26th…We had some warm days this fall so I was able to stucco the oven and get most of the brick patio done. Fire pit is in the foreground. Pizza and bread from a wood-fired oven is incomparable! This

Wood-fired ovens

November 26th…We had some warm days this fall so I was able to stucco the oven and get most of the brick patio done. Fire pit is in the foreground. Pizza and bread from a wood-fired oven is incomparable! This

Japanese gazebos

  Tea hut completed July 16, 2015.   New tea hut built from rough sawn ash with black locust piers. The ramp/bridge entrance is of black locust. It has a standing seam metal roof. The planed ash plank floor is

Japanese gazebos

  Tea hut completed July 16, 2015.   New tea hut built from rough sawn ash with black locust piers. The ramp/bridge entrance is of black locust. It has a standing seam metal roof. The planed ash plank floor is

Superinsulated Duplex

       This house is a side-by-side duplex with 3 bedrooms and 2 bathrooms in each unit. We rent this house out; each unit has all appliances including washer and dryer. It has R31 wall and R70 ceiling insulation. The siding

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Superinsulated Duplex

       This house is a side-by-side duplex with 3 bedrooms and 2 bathrooms in each unit. We rent this house out; each unit has all appliances including washer and dryer. It has R31 wall and R70 ceiling insulation. The siding

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