This Cob House Various Features Of Cob Building

this cob house various features of cob building

Learning Gardens Sustainability At PCC

cob houses a simple guide to building a cob house even though i am busy building my own tiny house i still find myself thinking about building a cob house is that cheating on my tiny house i have been coming back to cob houses again and again because i love the curves of cob walls the organic feeling that the cob mix brings and the price , learning how to make and build with cob a few months before we started on our cob building henry we went to a natural building workshop an hour from where we live one of the things we learnt at this workshop was how to make cob cob really is not rocket science and with a little practice and experience anybody can do it, cob is more of a freeform material and to build with cob is more like sculpting than it is building cob has been used and tested for thousands of years all over the world and has proven to be a very viable building material until recently cob has been virtually unknown to people in modernized places, batches of cob in the building the cob bed and bench took nearly 20 more batches of cob almost 110 of the material it took to build the house itself one batch of cob is equal to three 5 gallon buckets of sand and 25 worth of clay nearly 30 gallons of material