with cement, lime, or asphaltemulsion.3) Add enough the earth mix which is stabilized 1) Collectthe tools above.2) Prepare yet when squeezed,not leavethe hand wet. lf no cement, lime or barbedwire is available,use raw earth water to ball together (clay-sand) a temporary shelter.(Experimental: snow in bags and compact.) try for
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4) Placethe door awayfrom wind and rain. 5) Dig the foundationtrench L2" (3O cm) deep. 6) Leveland compactthe trench. 7) Placethe bag in thetrench,fold the end underto close, and start filling uprightl¡ke a short column(usinglongtubing or The foundationwill be 2-3 completedbag rows. standardsandbags).
8) Alwaysput in 2-3 cans of earth andshake to the end. 9) Use gravity'shelp by slopingthe bag on your leg, and walking as backwards it fills. Do not strain (if it is hard and feels heavyyou are not doing it right).Let the bag fill as fullas possibleand checkthe positionwith the compasstool. 10) Twist and tuck underthe bag ends to close.
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panel,or for windows.lf stabilized, knock-out 16) Pre-cut bagsfor a dooruray the earth must be cut after tampingat everyrow; don't...