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Metal Skin

Wednesday, 17 July 2013 19:34

The walls are finished, and suddenly the barn has a real feel to it.

Published in Blog

Rapidobe Walls

Tuesday, 03 July 2012 00:00

Rapidobe is an extremely fast and cheap method of building. It involves putting posts into the ground, attaching a U-shaped bag to them and filling it with any earth available.

Published in Walls

Temporary Walls

Thursday, 14 June 2012 21:41

There are occasions when a temporary wall is necessary. For this purpose there is little simpler than OSB or plywood with a vinyl tarp stapled to it.

Published in Walls

Bottle Wall

Thursday, 14 June 2012 21:15

A bottle wall is not only an excellent use of old glass bottles, it is also very pleasing to the eye. It lets in a little light, and is most beautiful at sunrise and sunset.

Published in Walls

Wood Framing

Thursday, 14 June 2012 17:51

Stud walls are quick and useful for interior walls between two rooms or for ceilings. They are not particularly strong or soundproof, but they are functional.

Published in Walls

Brick

Thursday, 14 June 2012 15:32

Brick is easy to work with once you get the hang of it, and fairly fast. You can use adobe, CEB, cinderblock or any other type of block. The principal is the same.

Published in Walls

Glass

Monday, 23 April 2012 15:14

It is inefficient to recycle glass, as it uses so much energy. However, reusing it is practical. Glass is easy to sterilize and has many different uses.

Published in Inorganic

Compressed Earth Blocks

Thursday, 03 July 2008 00:00

Compressed Earth Blocks, or CEB, is a cheap, strong and beautiful use of dirt in your building, whether for walls, floor, or complete arched houses.

Published in Dirt

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