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Re: Alpine Cheese Dairy
« Reply #60 on: June 10, 2015, 11:37:20 AM »
WOW Alp
Sounds like fun 8)

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Re: Alpine Cheese Dairy
« Reply #61 on: June 10, 2015, 12:25:44 PM »
That's a beautifu setup!!  Now you won't get homesick when making cheese!! ;D
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Re: Alpine Cheese Dairy
« Reply #62 on: June 10, 2015, 02:28:18 PM »
Hi David. I happened to click on the link for the video in your signature and that's where I first found out that you had tried another round of funding.

Sorry to see that it didn't satisfy your funding goals. As a supporter of your first funding effort, I'm wondering how you market the funding efforts, given that the one I signed on for was also disappointing. It says "Find This Campaign On Facebook" but I don't do Facebook so how would I have known about it if I didn't see it mentioned here? I think that first effort was very short duration also. What was the length of time of this recent effort that closed on May 15th.

And how are those cheeses coming that I bought last July?

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Re: Alpine Cheese Dairy
« Reply #63 on: June 15, 2015, 03:24:37 AM »
Here are some pictures

If any of yall have Sketchup, I'd be more than happy to send you the model file that you can fly around and explore

I've actually made a few changes since these images were created. The addition on the east side will be made of concrete block, since I have like 8 pallets or so of block that I salvaged from a barn I demolished. The block will then be plastered over.

The first level floor plan has also been modified. The east (right side of the image) addition will be split between the kitchen and the milk room, with a big door on the front so the milk tank can be moved if I need to. What is labeled as the milk room will instead be a small shop space or maybe office.

The second level plan will also be a little different, in that the 'Kamin' or chimney hood will be moved to the other (east) side.

There are a few other minor changes, but I won't go into too great of detail. It will probably change more before I build it.







ANd don't worry, the stove pipe doesn't actually go right through the middle of the log wall. It's all just a bit simplified on this drawing.

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Re: Alpine Cheese Dairy
« Reply #64 on: June 17, 2015, 07:21:42 PM »
What do you do in the kitchen?
It's probably a pathogen.

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Re: Alpine Cheese Dairy
« Reply #65 on: July 08, 2015, 09:20:58 PM »
Sorry I just now saw I didn't respond to this.

I actually think maybe I did, but lost my internet connection in the process so the post never made it.

The kitchen is mainly just a place for access to the fires providing heat to the vat, etc. since I can't have direct access to he fire or ash from the make room. Of course, I'd like for it to be useable for more than just that so 'kitchen' seems an appropriate label.