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The Cob Builders Handbook

You Can Hand-Sculpt Your Own Home

by Becky Bee

  • 292 Want to read
  • 35 Currently reading

Published by Groundworks .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Architectural structure & design,
  • Building construction & materials,
  • House maintenance,
  • Structural engineering,
  • Sustainability,
  • Home Improvement / Construction,
  • Do-It-Yourself - General,
  • House & Home,
  • Reference,
  • Construction - General,
  • General,
  • Technology / Construction & Construction Trades,
  • Amateurs" manuals,
  • Cob (Building material),
  • Earth construction,
  • House construction

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages176
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8531586M
    ISBN 100965908208
    ISBN 109780965908207

    Building in Cob and Pise de Terre - 66 Pages. 8 Cob and Clay Oven Building. The Cob Builder's Handbook - Pages. Building a Cob Oven in Pictures - 45 Pages. A Step by Step Guide to Building a Clay Oven (MS Word Format) - 10 s: 2. The Cob Builders Handbook. Using Natural Finishes. Building with Cob – The Book. Cob Workshops is a listing for cob building workshops and events. Latest Groundwork. Mud and Wood Tour. Cob Code? Glass Cob. Rocket Stove Gallery. Living with the Rocket Stove; Solunit Rocket;.

    Get this from a library! The cob builders handbook: you can hand-sculpt your own home. [Becky Bee] -- One-third of the world's population lives in homes made of unbaked earth. Fifty thousand cob buildings are still in use in England today, most of them built in the 18th and 19th centuries. This is. Cob, cobb or clom (in Wales) is a natural building material made from subsoil, water, fibrous organic material (typically straw), and sometimes lime. The contents of subsoil naturally vary, and if it does not contain the right mixture it can be modified with sand or clay. Cob is fireproof, resistant to seismic activity, and uses low-cost materials, although it is very labour intensive.

    Build A Cob House: Video Course. This 12 hour video course educates you on how to build a cob house, step-by-step. This is the first comprehensive online course on cob building ever created. Click the button below to learn more. The Cob Builders Handbook will get you started with mud structures in an easy to read fashion with illustrations. Plus the first half is free to read right here on the web.


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The Cob Builders Handbook My intention in writing this handbook is to encourage the rebirth of natural building.

This book is designed to make it easy for you to join other pioneers in this wholesome adventure. It is written for people with or without building experience.

I hope this is. The Cob Builders Handbook book. Read 8 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. Cob (an old English word for lump) is old-fashioned concre /5. For additional copies of this book send your address and US$ per book plus: (within the US or Canada) US$ shipping costs for the first book and US$ for each additional book (outside the US or Canada) US$ shipping costs for the first book plus US$ for each additional book.

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Just wanted to say my husband and I read your handbook about two years ago and are now very close to finished with our cob house, square ft. round, 32 ft. diameter, in northern carolinas. Your book was our only instruction in cobbing, and it is so well written, I feel like I owe you a great debt.

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