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Thomas J Elpel

Thomas J. Elpel and Renee Nansel were married in June of 1989 and bought a five-acre building site in Pony, Montana. One of their wedding presents was a wheelbarrow for building. They moved into a tent and started building the house of their dreams, although they had little construction experience and less money. But they read books and learned through experience, building a passive solar stone and log home for approximately what most people would spend on a new car. Tom was inspired to write...See more