Wednesday, February 25, 2009

more updates

below is a window from a vw beetle. looking into the cob home

below: rare back side photo

below: front entrance. green edge on roof is the rainwater collection gutter, just put it
in yesterday. we cut a piece of 3" tubing lengthwise and slipped it around the roofing,
fast and easy and quite practical!

Thursday, February 19, 2009


below is the porch going up


below, hard troweling the final layer of clay/sand with flecks of straw

below, stairs and up have the final layer, notice below, the sub floor
is cracked, this is on purpose to key in the final layer

below, painting a clay slip on the dry floor to adhere the finish coat better

below, final floor with oil and wax finish