Project/Building extension

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This a request, open for discussion. It has not been deliberated to consensus by the villagers. It will be agreed, modified, or tabled at the meeting of 20081025.


Project ID: 74

Project steward

Jan Steinman


For additional covered/sheltered area, not necessarily heatable.


Extend the roof of the garage/classroom/barn building to the east to provide a carport covered area, suitable for parking farm equipment, storing biodiesel supplies, covering picnic tables, protecting bicycles, etc.

Pole-barn construction with an earthen floor will keep this project affordable. Incremental improvements, such as concrete floor and weatherproof/insulated sides, could be added as funds become available.


  • 2010-09-27: With a new investor and imminent financing of the balance, this project has be restored to active status.

Goal or deliverable

A pole-barn-style carport, extending to the east from the existing garage/classroom/barn building.

Timeline, schedule, or end date

Complete and ready for operation for a 2011 Permaculture Design Course, to be used for "semi-indoor" activities during inclement weather.

To minimize labour and materials, this should be co-ordinated with the outdoor kitchen project, which will also involve roof work.


  • Architectural drawings.
  • Bill of materials.
  • Scrounging.
  • Construction.
  • Finishing.

Related/Prerequisite Projects

Financial budget

Coming soon!

Labor budget

  • Design: Jan, 20 hours.
  • Review: members, 10 person-hours.
  • Procurement: Jan, Rudy: 20 hours.
  • Construction: three skilled carpenters, three days: 72 person-hours.
  • Electrical & plumbing: 16 hours.

Cash Outlay


Labour, by person


Labour, by activity


Vehicle Use

"Vehicles" with no odometer, such as tractors or stationary equipment, are in tenths of an hour, rather than kilometres.




Final accounting

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