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Black Forest Zendo completed

Sat, 04/01/2017 - 7:00am
The installation of the tan platforms was probably the most rewarding work of the project. Finally we could see things coming together. I let the pictures speak for themselves.   A view from the four corners. Note how the pegs are not yet in place, the wedges are not trimmed either and the spacers still […]
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Black Forest Zendo plastering

Thu, 03/30/2017 - 9:00am
After finishing the ceiling it was time for the plasterers to do their work. We contracted the local company Glück to do the plastering for us. We used Claytec plaster for the whole project and did not bother to mix our own. Economically it didn’t make sense mixing our own clay plaster as we normally do and besides it […]
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Black Forest Zendo ceiling 

Wed, 03/29/2017 - 6:27am
After almost five years of preparation and planning we have finally finished the installation of the interior carpentry work on this project. It has been very pleasant to work for a community of people where everyone is so involved and appreciates our efforts to create something beautiful and long lasting. Here is the story of how we […]
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