Step 3: Building the Final Part of the Arch.

After the walls are finished, you will begin slanting the bricks inwards towards a peak. This is difficult and will require a lot of skill, or somebody to help you hold the bricks (can only be done solo after the 2nd floor because only one person can fit on the roof of the 1st floor) Slant as shown in the video and then fill the gap shown in the photo with slop. Keep adding slanted bricks until the arch is complete. 

Once the two walls meet, support from another person will not be needed because the walls will be able to support themselves because this is an arch. 
<p>Wish I'd seen this sooner. We've had freezing cold and snow for two months straight. I can still make it but it but the kids won't get as much use out of it.</p>
I would do this if the place I lived actually HAD SNOW:(
It looks like a snow cathedral...nice! Im going to try this this winter <br>
Make sure its at least below -5*C tho<br>Else you may have trouble building the floors.
Now all i need is snow!? I live in PA and there was no snow at allll this year!
same in ohio...but from how the weathers been i assume this year well get snow <br>
Hell No... To cold, but anyway looks cool from here.<br> From here, cause here just hitted <strong>100 F</strong>... =P<br> Peace out!
Actually, Snow reflects the heat back to you, keeping you nice and toasty. Its actually possible to sleep in a snow trench, and quite warm.
I would so make this but I live in texas :)
That is a hellalota snow!<br>Fun stuff!

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