Lamination. North Americas first and only constructed building using machined volcanic Tuff.

Lamination is the assemblage of materials using an adhesive, then grinding down the joined materials to create an even or level plain. (Above image) Volcanic Tuff and green material lamination via high-speed cutting, grinding, and polishing. The machined volcanic tuff blocks are interlocked side by side with no mortar.  Carved on the blocks of stone … More Lamination. North Americas first and only constructed building using machined volcanic Tuff.

Ancient technology used today or is it all just bologna?

Sonic drilling in a shell is like using a cookie-cutter to lunch meat. (Above) An abalone shell showing natural holes created by the living organism. (Below) a slice of sandwich meat. A star shape tube when pressed to the lunch meat will create a star hole. Small star tubes make small star holes. Big star … More Ancient technology used today or is it all just bologna?

The San Juan Capistrano Rock Ruin. Skeletal Composition and Construction.

  The San Juan Capistrano Rock Ruin. Skeletal composition and construction. by Jeffrey Appling GJG (GIA) The San Juan Capistrano (SJC) ruin has carved stone columns, pillars, and skeletal arches made of volcanic Tuff, a rock mixture of silica ash and Pumice. Pumice is a porous rock created by a volcanic eruption. A pyroclastic lava … More The San Juan Capistrano Rock Ruin. Skeletal Composition and Construction.