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#1 rmgill

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Posted 03 February 2018 - 0506 AM

I've been checking this occasionally. This is a new to me video. The craftsmanship looks quite interesting. 



 


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Posted 03 February 2018 - 0728 AM

There was a BBC series on this a couple of years back. Fascinating project, you kind of wonder if they will try their hand a cathedral next. :)

 


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Posted 03 February 2018 - 1508 PM

There was a BBC series on this a couple of years back. Fascinating project, you kind of wonder if they will try their hand a cathedral next. :)

 

Its 21st century France, so I think you mean "mosque."  :P


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Posted 03 February 2018 - 1939 PM

There was a BBC series on this a couple of years back. Fascinating project, you kind of wonder if they will try their hand a cathedral next. :)



Cathedrals are never finished. when they reach the tip of the tower(s), they can start over with renovationg the foundations again.



 




related:

for carpentry nerds

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Posted 03 February 2018 - 1943 PM

if only it was as easy as in minecraft:





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Posted 03 February 2018 - 2040 PM

in case you want to make your hands dirty druing your France holiday and spend the time breaking rocks, laying stones or hacking timber: https://www.guedelon...travaux_40.html


lots of photos, videos and stuff on the site.

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Posted 04 February 2018 - 0025 AM

following their FB page for awhile now


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Posted 04 February 2018 - 1210 PM

Been following it for a while but have been disappointed at the dearth of updates. I'll have to try the FB page if that is any better than their website and YouTube.


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