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Eco Homes from the Earth: 7 Ways to DIY

too many videos that are set to automatically come on but otherwise a neat site. cordwood-building

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Alternative Home Building Techniques

I always wondered how they built those ceilings

Don't have money to buy a house? Discover the forgotten cob building technique that will help you build on a low budget your BEAUTIFUL and SAFE HOME! Read more...

Wattle and daub is one of the oldest building techniques dating back to the Bronze Age and beyond. Wattling is a way to build walls by weaving long flexible sticks in and out of upright posts. Hazel, which is pliable and grows naturally long, is a good species to use for wattle. It is also the preferred wood used by straw bale builders to pin bales together.

Earthen Floors, a book all about installing and living with earth-based floor systems, is due out April 1, 2014. The first of its kind dedicated solely to the art of making inexpensive, durable, and beautiful floors made mostly of sand, clay, and fiber. There are a host of books that touch upon the topic of floors, but few that delve very deeply into the nitty gritty details. This will be a welcome addition to the natural building library.

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