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Prototype For Adjustable Height Footing Base Plate & Leg for Small & Light OutBuilding / Shelter Mk 3 & Mk 4. (untested)

Following on from my previous "Prototype For Adjustable Height Footing Base Plate & Leg for Small & Light OutBuilding / Shelter Mk 1 & Mk 2. (untested) "

Mk. 3 with screwed bass plate. Base plate painted white,  screwed with galv. self tapping screws & sealed underneath with  Lumberjack - EverBuild  Pu Glue (5m-45m)

 Underside view with slats to water drainage or to allow a bit of sinkage


Variation / improvement on Mk 1  (Mk 1A)

Wider base, connecting strip around edge, Back side is not trimmed to make it even as it is hidden under shelter & this saves time / energy
 Side view

 Underneath view




 Mk.4 It can be filled with soil or water filled bottles for weight.

If required, all footings can be drilled & have several 50-100cm rebar inserted at 30-45 degree angle for extra grip on soil

 metal plate turned & screwd / glued at angle to cover more base strips

Mk. 4 underside

Re-use Surplus Off Cut / Waste Concept & Wedgeblock Shelter Entered into "What Design Can Do" Competition by UNHCR & IKEA

Idea 1. WedgeBlock Shelter using Cladbeam (Metalclad) Frame by the Cabinz Project



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A WedgeBlock Shelter made from the CladBeam (aka MetalClad) construction method, builds on UbuntuBloxHexayurtGridBeamEarthship technology.

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Prototype For Adjustable Height Footing Base Plate & Leg for Small & Light OutBuilding / Shelter Mk 1 & Mk 2. (untested)

MK 1


Aim

To design a footing  base plate with adjustable height. This is to cope with uneven ground or a flood risk area

Method 

Using a scaffolding 4 tonne  Base Jack (cost £6.5) , turned upside down & inserted into a tube clamp hand rail holder. Then carrying on into a hole, so end is inserted into soft ground.

The base plate is made of 2 layers of cross facing composite door offcuts (top & bottom)  nailed gunned with 75mm nails & glued with Everlast Lumberjack Pu glue (5 min cure)

 A longer section of rebar is inserted as well. to a deeper depth.

Seperate 10-12mm rebar rods may be inserted at an angle if required. Alternatively a concrete fence post beam can be placed on top of the base plate. The concrete beam could be used as thermal mass, perhaps with a heat harvesting fluid pipe system from the roof.



 The base or frame of shelter can be screwed. or preferably bolted to base jack via 4 holes


Side view. This would normally be filled by base sections

Close up of tu…