How To Pour A Rammed Earth Floor/Adobe Floor by Tony Sirna  At Dancing Rabbit Ecovillage, we’ve found our earthen floor/adobe floor hybrid to be a cheap, easy to install, durable ecological flooring solution. Built with gravel, sand, clay, straw, and linseed oil, it is made of local natural materials except for a plastic moisture barrier necessary in our area.

How To Pour A Rammed Earth Floor/Adobe Floor by Tony Sirna At Dancing Rabbit Ecovillage, we’ve found our earthen floor/adobe floor hybrid to be a cheap, easy to install, durable ecological fl…

Balecob vid and Kate chases out channels in the cob walls and embeds the electrics

Kate chases out channels in the cob walls and embeds the electrics - Edwards & Eve Cob Building

Earthbag Building Tools.  To improve strength, barbed wire is often placed between courses & rebar can be hammered in to strengthen corners & openings.  The bags are sometimes tied together with twine to give temporary strength during construction.

To improve strength, barbed wire is often placed between courses & rebar can be hammered in to strengthen corners & openings. The bags are sometimes tied together with twine to give temporary strength during construction.

Home Earthbag Construction | Earthbag Building: Eco-Beam System

Eco-Beam System - I guess this is combining the best of two popular bldg. systems, and saves on the cost insulation.

adding a smooth finish with earthen plaster - find a recipe for it at   http://greenbuildingelements.com/2008/11/19/natural-building-101-how-to-make-and-apply-earthen-plaster-finishes/

How To Plaster Walls: Natural Clay Plaster Finishes - Green Building Elements

At the colloquium skill share, Sukita Reay Crimmel shared a couple of tricks of the trade of how to stop for the evening and yet make seamless joints... Just to say that apparently it's possible. Personally I see earth floors as the PhD of natural Building... Earthen Floor article www.landerland.com

At the colloquium skill share, Sukita Reay Crimmel shared a couple of tricks of the trade of how to stop for the evening and yet make seamless joints... Just to say that apparently it's possible. Personally I see earth floors as the PhD of natural Building... Earthen Floor article www.landerland.com

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