Photos and captions by John A. Harris
Breaking ground | Preparing materials | Walls begin | Walls built | Roofing begins | Roof takes shape | Towards completion
One of the inside corners shows the basic structure.
Notice the bark rope and how the horizontals run both on the inside and the outside, to reinforce the walls around the entire structure.
Like every craftsman, Thomas checks his work. Notice the tall elephant grass in the background. This grass will be cut and used for thatching the roof.