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Mike Shellman

Johnny Appleseed Organic

www.johnnyappleseed.com/

Mike Shellman plans, oversees and executes all building projects at the Johnny Appleseed Organic Village. A native of Folkston, GA, he is a self-taught carpenter with more than 20 years of construction experience.

Mike will be speaking at the Mother Earth News Fair Online.

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Episode 6 • Plumbing, Electricity, Insulation and Interior Walls

Hear from the folks at Johnny Appleseed Organics as they go over their choices for everything from wool for insulation to custom fixtures for plumbing and interior walls. Meet a representative from their local electricity company as she explains the advantages of buying a block of their local cooperative solar array.
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Episode 5 • Installing the Siding and Soffit

Watch as Mikael Maynard and Master Carpenter Mike Shellman discuss and demonstrate the installation of the siding and soffit for the climate cabin. They also describe sanding and the choice they made for sealing the wood exterior.
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Episode 4 • Covering the Framing and Building the Roof

Master Carpenter Mike Shellman walks through the steps of constructing the roof including securing plywood and roof protection. Finally watch as the reclaimed metal roofing material is attached, the walls are built and borate is sprayed to prevent termites in the climate cabin.
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Episode 3 • Sourcing Reclaimed Materials

Follow along as Mikael Maynard and Master Carpenter Mike Shellman visit Burkhalter Wrecking in Jacksonville, Florida to find salvaged windows and roofing materials to transform into energy efficient components of the climate cabin.
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Episode 2 • Framing the Climate Cabin

Watch as Master Carpenter Mike Shellman walks through these step of creating the "skeleton" of the climate cabin: • Marking the bottom and top plates for placement of studs. • Building the walls. • Raising, securing, leveling, straightening, and bracing the walls. • Cutting out and framing windows and doors. • Installing porch beams and joists. • Constructing, lifting, placing, and securing trusses on top of the walls.
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Episode 1 • Laying the Foundation

Join Master Carpenter Mike Shellman and Mikael Maynard as construction begins on an eco-conscious climate cabin at the Johnny Appleseed Organic Village! See how the foundation is laid and the decisions that went into the materials and methods used.
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