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penguinz
01-09-2007, 11:43 AM
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lRRDzFROMx0

Stinger
01-09-2007, 11:53 AM
OK, was it just me or did anyone else read the title as "Building Stonehands" and think my God they are Cloning Parker.

crazycoffey
01-09-2007, 11:56 AM
very interesting. I was surprised, with this crowd I was expecting the stone to fall over on him.

Phobia
01-09-2007, 12:17 PM
So, has that guy made any further progress? Anybody know?

siberian khatru
01-09-2007, 12:18 PM
18" x 18"

jiveturkey
01-09-2007, 12:30 PM
I feel like I just pinched off stonehenge.

I wonder if this guy feels like stacking some of my recent turds.

Rooster
01-09-2007, 01:21 PM
That is beyond impressive. Is that what all retired people do? :p

What about the aliens? I thought they built Stonehenge.

Monty
01-09-2007, 02:00 PM
Wally Wallington's website is below:


http://www.theforgottentechnology.com/

Phobia
01-09-2007, 02:18 PM
So, basically no, he hasn't gotten any further.

Simplex3
01-09-2007, 02:20 PM
So here's a question.

How did old dude get that monster block to the building site, then how did he get that first board under it?

Monty
01-09-2007, 03:04 PM
So, basically no, he hasn't gotten any further.


No, but we could drink a hell of a lot of beer while waiting for the concrete to cure. ;)

Buck
01-09-2007, 03:13 PM
Thats explains the posts, but what about the lentils?

Simplex3
01-09-2007, 03:15 PM
Thats explains the posts, but what about the lentils?
F**king Chargers fans. :shake:

Buck
01-09-2007, 03:18 PM
F**king Chargers fans. :shake:

What??? The lentils would be the hardest part. I want to know how that is done, not the posts.

Buck
01-09-2007, 03:18 PM
Oh, and Im pretty sure they didn't have hoses back then, especially in the middle of a field. His theory doesn't quite fit.

Phobia
01-09-2007, 03:27 PM
No, they probably didn't even have water nor vessels in which to store and transport it.

Buck
01-09-2007, 03:31 PM
Archaeologists think that the standing stones were erected between 2500 BC and 2000 BC although the surrounding circular earth bank and ditch, which constitute the earliest phase of the monument, have been dated to about 3100 BC.

Everyone knows that water wasnt invented until 1476.

Hydrae
01-09-2007, 03:32 PM
What??? The lentils would be the hardest part. I want to know how that is done, not the posts.


Those lentils wouldn't be so hard if you just soaked them before preparation.

Lentils are legumes (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lentil)

Simplex3
01-09-2007, 03:37 PM
Those lentils wouldn't be so hard if you just soaked them before preparation.

Lentils are legumes (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lentil)
Damnit, why do you have to ruin it for me?

Stewie
01-09-2007, 03:40 PM
So here's a question.

How did old dude get that monster block to the building site, then how did he get that first board under it?

The "stone" is made of concrete. I assume he had a form and poured it right there.

If it were me, I'd lay the stone across a mini-berm, place the first board underneath the gap (caused by the berm) and then remove the berm with a shovel.

Buck
01-09-2007, 03:41 PM
Those lentils wouldn't be so hard if you just soaked them before preparation.

Lentils are legumes (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lentil)

Do a google search on "Post and Lentil Construction"

Stewie
01-09-2007, 03:43 PM
Thats explains the posts, but what about the lentils?

How did he get the post 3' off the ground? Just keep on going. It may be tricky, but it's feasible.

Buck
01-09-2007, 03:45 PM
How did he get the post 3' off the ground? Just keep on going. It may be tricky, but it's feasible.

True, I still assume that they did something that we can't explain. Same with the Egyptians.

Stewie
01-09-2007, 03:51 PM
It's funny, but everyone assumes that people living back then were ignoramuses. Their brains weren't much different than ours and they could problem solve and reason. Once they got the agriculture thing figured out they had lots of time on their hands. Ya know, instead of spending time on CP, they built crazy shit.

Hydrae
01-09-2007, 03:51 PM
Do a google search on "Post and Lentil Construction"


Try checking your spelling (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lintel)

Damn Charger fans anyway!




:p

Hydrae
01-09-2007, 03:53 PM
The "stone" is made of concrete. I assume he had a form and poured it right there.

If it were me, I'd lay the stone across a mini-berm, place the first board underneath the gap (caused by the berm) and then remove the berm with a shovel.


There is a lot of talk that the pyramids might be more of a concrete construction then originally thought. The only problem is that there is no evidence they would have had enough trees for the charcoal needed.

I dunno, something I saw on Discovery one time.

Buck
01-09-2007, 03:54 PM
Ahh my bad on the spelling...

Stewie
01-09-2007, 03:59 PM
Ahh my bad on the spelling...

I knew what you meant. Damn spelling/grammar police. I never make a grammar or speling mistake, so I'm immune from them.

Simplex3
01-09-2007, 04:26 PM
I knew what you meant. Damn spelling/grammar police. I never make a grammer or speling mistake, so I'm immune from them.
Hey, you misspelled a word. I fixed it for you.