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Flo Garrett rated it it was amazing Feb 25, Click Here for More Information. This book pulls the most practical ideas together and will help take this movement to the next level. To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. Alex marked it as to-read Sep 02, Nor do I believe that you have forgotten or overlooked any key concepts. It is profusely illustrated with about color photos and detail drawings.

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Joists laid on thick slats to prevent them sinking. The difference is, the earth cures after the house is built. Refresh and try again.


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Sure, you can email me at strawhouses [at] yahoo. Leave a Reply Cancel reply Enter your comment here For Email contact go to About Us. The first bag holds the second shut.

Earth plasters are an acquired skill and you’ll need to practice a fair bit to get the mix right. Lists with This Book.

It is becoming increasingly clear what works best and why. Rick rated it really liked it Jul 19, Try to keep your walls straight easier said than done on a round house.

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Barbed-wire between each layer of bags. Nearly all that money went on labour, the roof rafters and my beautiful juniper floorboards. If ny in a seismic area like most of Turkey, then round is the way to go. Plans I didn’t make a single drawing before I started and adjusted the design as I went along. The trouble all began with a dream, and in many ways it ended with one too. Erin marked it as to-read Jul 07, Take the file to a print shop who has a good printer.


If you don’t actually have any earth on your land then that means you’ll have to gegier it in. June 29, by Owen Geiger. But if you live in an area that experiences a lot of rainfall nothing beats it. You are commenting using your Facebook account.

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Bear in mind that as you tamp your bags, they are rammed up hard against frames, and will bend or warp them unless the frame is incredibly thick.

This is definitely easier, but uses more timber. You can always add rooms later.

Earthbag is similar to cob, in that it uses a type of rammed earth. For more information on windows and doors.

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You will need a recent version of Adobe Reader for the book to display properly. This book is like having a coach with you on site who shares his wonderful knowledge step-by-step. This house’s foundation system was documented in detail in the Natural Building Blog.