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Race Jackson Wrote:
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> Because in almost every culture everywhere, slurry
> is poured into forms which are almost always made
> of wood. Wood is easy to acquire, easy to shape,
> and really cheap to acquire. It is so common, I
> don't know of any historical examples where slurry
> (any fluid mixture of a dissolved or pulverized
> solid with a liquid) was not poured into
> forms made of wood (except rare cases where the
> forms were made of fabric). Today some forms are
> made of metal, usually steel or aluminum. But
> historically? Almost always wood, sometimes but
> rarely fabric. And when fabric, the fabric was
> supported by wood.

A valid point.
However the H blocks are of various differing shapes, so would it not be reasonable to assume that various forms were used as required?

It seems to me that the H block pattern was first made, by a 'pattern maker', probably from wood. The H block 'patterns' look to have been, and could easily be built up out of various (wooden?) blocks and flats with rectangular cut outs.. A mould then being cast from the pattern. The mould, not having to be heat resistant as in iron casting, could be cast from exactly the same concrete as the final block. Looking at the form of the H blocks, the mould would need to be made to separate in order to extract the finished cured block from the mould.

Wooden Pattern > Mould > Finished Block..

I'm thinking 'casting' in terms of repetitive manufacturing as opposed to in-situ moulding, as in construction.

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Excellent video evidence 301 Race Jackson 16-Mar-19 16:08
Re: Excellent video evidence 149 Holger Isenberg 21-Apr-19 22:41
Mod Note > Topic Moved 250 Dr. Troglodyte 16-Mar-19 18:34
Terrific! 280 drrayeye 18-Mar-19 02:26
Re: Terrific! 386 Hanslune 18-Mar-19 03:35
Sizes 214 Race Jackson 20-Mar-19 00:49
Re: Sizes 186 Dr. Troglodyte 20-Mar-19 16:12
Re: Sizes 200 Jon Ellison 20-Mar-19 19:27
Re: Sizes 191 Jon Ellison 20-Mar-19 21:16
Wood 171 Race Jackson 20-Mar-19 22:31
Re: Wood 203 Jon Ellison 21-Mar-19 00:45
Re: Wood 167 Race Jackson 21-Mar-19 13:58
Re: Wood 201 Thunderbird 21-Mar-19 15:55
Re: Wood 250 Jon Ellison 21-Mar-19 16:23
Re: Wood 230 WVK 26-Mar-19 12:34
Re: Wood 193 Open mind 23-Mar-19 18:37
Re: Wood 148 Race Jackson 25-Mar-19 21:39
Re: Wood 158 Open mind 25-Mar-19 23:37
Discussing only Peru and evidence from video 214 Race Jackson 26-Mar-19 03:20
Re: Terrific! 314 Thanos5150 20-Mar-19 03:32
Re: Terrific! 263 drrayeye 24-Mar-19 07:11
Re: Terrific! 260 WVK 25-Mar-19 14:44
Re: Geopolymers - Scientific evidence of poored megalyths in Peru! 343 Open mind 20-Mar-19 01:51
Re: Geopolymers - Scientific evidence of poored megalyths in Peru! 162 Holger Isenberg 21-Apr-19 22:46
Re: Geopolymers - Scientific evidence of poored megalyths in Peru! 211 Open mind 23-Apr-19 02:22
Re: Geopolymers - Scientific evidence of poored megalyths in Peru! 142 Holger Isenberg 21-Apr-19 22:23


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