Light Earth Or Light Clay Straw
 
Spring at Hand Farm- Big Bend, Ca Remodeling of the Hunters Cabin
 
Hand Tools a must- Antique Stores a great way to recycle reuse
 
Habitat for Whom?
Gutting and Cleaning
Bracing
Keep You foundation away from contact of the Earth-Maintenance
Framing
Race against Temperature Must Dry completely before first frost
Installing temporary forms and horizontal supports (coppice maple)
Move In- tired of Sleeping in the Back of the Pickup
Mix- Slurry of soil and additional clay in a watery suspension, then coat the straw with that
Sprouting-Its Ok for the wall to sprout- drying slowly
Letting the winter sun in and reducing fire possibility
Top parts slow you down but it helps to have an extra hand
 
Trim off edges for Plastering and Asthetics
 
Home Sweet Home?????????????????
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Light Clay Straw

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This is a slideshow around a building job I did in Big bend, California a couple years back. We made a very nice living space with very little use of power tools while sleeping in the pickup and no electricity or running water. It was good fun but hard work.

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Light Clay Straw

  1. 1. Light Earth Or Light Clay Straw
  2. 3. Spring at Hand Farm- Big Bend, Ca Remodeling of the Hunters Cabin
  3. 5. Hand Tools a must- Antique Stores a great way to recycle reuse
  4. 7. Habitat for Whom?
  5. 8. Gutting and Cleaning
  6. 9. Bracing
  7. 10. Keep You foundation away from contact of the Earth-Maintenance
  8. 11. Framing
  9. 12. Race against Temperature Must Dry completely before first frost
  10. 13. Installing temporary forms and horizontal supports (coppice maple)
  11. 14. Move In- tired of Sleeping in the Back of the Pickup
  12. 15. Mix- Slurry of soil and additional clay in a watery suspension, then coat the straw with that
  13. 16. Sprouting-Its Ok for the wall to sprout- drying slowly
  14. 17. Letting the winter sun in and reducing fire possibility
  15. 18. Top parts slow you down but it helps to have an extra hand
  16. 20. Trim off edges for Plastering and Asthetics
  17. 22. Home Sweet Home?????????????????

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