Five Pix From Trip North

Last week I went in my truck to Lake County to shoot some final photos of Sun Ray Kelley’s temple in the woods, then over to hang out with my friend Louie on the Mendocino coast. Here are a few pix:

Moi in foreground of mirror at entrance to Harbin Hot Springs

Barn near Calistoga, Calif.

Trim farm building, Mendocino county

I’m 30 feet in the air, nervously looking down at the river before letting go of the brake and sailing 500 feet on the cable in a bosun’s chair to get to Louie’s house across the river. This cross-river conveyance is described in the article on Louie Frazier in Home Work: Handbuilt Shelter

Interior of Louie’s winery, a timber-framed structure with corrugated metal siding. This shows the propped-open windows.

Driftwood shack at the Navarro river beach

About Lloyd Kahn

Lloyd Kahn started building his own home in the early '60s and went on to publish books showing homeowners how they could build their own homes with their own hands. He got his start in publishing by working as the shelter editor of the Whole Earth Catalog with Stewart Brand in the late '60s. He has since authored six highly-graphic books on homemade building, all of which are interrelated. The books, "The Shelter Library Of Building Books," include Shelter, Shelter II (1978), Home Work (2004), Builders of the Pacific Coast (2008), Tiny Homes (2012), and Tiny Homes on the Move (2014). Lloyd operates from Northern California studio built of recycled lumber, set in the midst of a vegetable garden, and hooked into the world via five Mac computers. You can check out videos (one with over 450,000 views) on Lloyd by doing a search on YouTube:

One Response to Five Pix From Trip North

  1. Wow, I just LOVE your Spirit man!
    Brought me a huge smile and made me remember the important things..!!!
    It also made me order a longboard since no skating after 1986.
    SoulThanx mate for the inspiration!

    /Eric Bergquist, Sweden

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