Added by on 2019-09-10

I built this tiled roof hut in the bush using only primitive tools and materials. The tools I used have been made in my previous videos. It should be pointed out that I do not live in the wild and that this is just a hobby. It should be obvious to most that this is not a survival shelter but an experiment in primitive building technology. To cut and carve wood I used the celt stone axe and stone chisel made in this video. To carry water and make fire I used pots and fire sticks made in this video. Finally, to store fire wood and dry, unfired tiles, I used the wood shed built in this video. The wooden frame was built with a 2X2m floor plan and a 2m tall ridge line with 1m tall side walls. 6 posts were put into the ground 0.25 m deep. The 3 horizontal roof beams were attached to these using mortise and tenon joints carved with a stone chisel. The rest of the frame was lashed together with lawyer cane strips. The frame swayed a little when pushed so later triangular bracing was added to stop this. Also when the mud wall was built, it enveloped the posts and stopped them moving altogether. A small kiln was built of mud from the ground and a perforated floor of clay from the creek bank. It was only 25 cm internal diameter and 50 cm tall. Clay was dug, broken tiles (from previous batches) were crushed and added to it as grog and it was mixed thoroughly.This clay was pressed into rectangular moulds made from strips of lawyer cane to form tiles. Wood ash prevented the clay sticking to the stone. 20 tiles were fired at a time. 450 flat tiles and 15 […]

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19 Comments

  • **MINECRAFT 2**

  • PuppetMemeStealer 1 month ago

    What was it like discovering fire?

  • _ RexZev _ 1 month ago

    plajarin yg bener supaya ga repot klo dajjal datang :v

  • Wretched Egg 1 month ago

    Hiw do you keep those batteries charged up, though?

  • Chaz Machine 1 month ago

    Real-life Minecraft.

  • Aser Rodriguez 1 month ago

    Gotta have windows. You need the light especially if you'll spend lots of time in there, otherwise it we'll feel like a prison cell.

  • Ivailo Stoychev 1 month ago

    Meanwhile I can't figure out how to make mac and cheese

  • Loan Nguyên Hồng 1 month ago

    Bạn thít cuộc sống nông dân

  • David Parkell 1 month ago

    Hey scientist do you still think that our ancestors were stupid? Waste your lives paying back student loans. Reinforced stone masonry. Simplicity. I love this

  • 穂いなほ 1 month ago

    無人島にこの人持って行きたい

  • Throws the clay with such passion XD

  • Hugh MacLaughlin 1 month ago

    Literally nobody:

    Senku:

  • Gisselle 1 month ago

    I’d like to see a recent video of the hut (since it’s been 4 years since he built this)

  • Chad Castagana 1 month ago

    8:08 This whole structure looks extremely flimsy! 10:10 Building a hypocaustium?

  • Joe Healy 1 month ago

    11:19 would recommend using a iron pickaxe there

  • it's great !

  • Bernhard Prendl 1 month ago

    Scientist: The floor heating system was invented by the romans.
    He: Hold my floor heating system with only tooles and materials from the stone age.

  • Clashy Boiii 1 month ago

    tripophobia

  • John Marston 1 month ago

    Thank you for all you do YouTube caveman