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Grand Designs 26.2.03

Discussion in 'TV Show Forum' started by stevegreen, Feb 27, 2003.

  1. stevegreen

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    Did anyone else catch the Grand designs program on Chanel 4 last night?

    What a fascinating program that was. A bloke who lives essentially rough in a wood builds himself a house using mainly what is around him. Straw for walls, mud for plaster and trees for the actual frame of the house.

    Now I could live like that! :)
     
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    Wasn't it a great house Steve? That would be a fantastic lifestyle. I couldn't beleive now much you had to put in to it to get that frame up :eek: and then the turmeric to colour his bedroom walls. Fantastic :smashin:

    Now where could I hang my speakers :laugh:
     
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    very nice house I agree, but how's he gonna make a satellite dish from 'sweet chestnut' :confused: :D
     
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    Well Nello, what you do is...........





    :D
     
  5. stevegreen

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    Who cares!........just think how loud you could turn 'em up!
     
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    The house did look great. Fascinating programme, and you have to admire a man who can build his own house from the ground up with little more than 3 or 4 people to give him a hand, and all in just 7 months:eek:

    I bet it gets scary in those woods in the depths of winter though:rolleyes:
     
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    u know i missed it.. (watched hart's war instead)

    but i like the series. have seen a fair few episodes before.
    i wish i saw this though as theres a house
    near to mine thats built similar.

    its off the road a fair bit , but has always caught my eye.
    i have always said to friends that theres a house near me that
    seems to be made of straw.

    anyway in the local paper last week.
    there it was , it had a feature. and yes its a straw house.

    apparently made of bails of hey and then plastered with
    clay. all sourced local.

    this guy and his wife are clearly eco warriors too.
    id love to get a closer look at it, as its always
    fascinated me.
     
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    I just found that a bit funny with your name Rambo ;)

    Yeah a fascinating house. The guy who made it seemed like a bit of a nutter though- perhaps he was just a bit uncomfortable on camera.
     

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