Building with Cob: A Step-by-Step Guide

Building with Cob: A Step-by-Step Guide

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by Adam Weismann, Katy Bryce
     
 

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With detailed illustrations and photos, this manual features step-by-step instructions for creating cob structures. Information on natural finishes is provided, including lime plasters, renders and washes, homemade clay and casein paints, and earthen plasters. It details how to construct a cob building that complies with modern building standards, and gives

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With detailed illustrations and photos, this manual features step-by-step instructions for creating cob structures. Information on natural finishes is provided, including lime plasters, renders and washes, homemade clay and casein paints, and earthen plasters. It details how to construct a cob building that complies with modern building standards, and gives guidance on restoring and repairing old cob structures. A comprehensive list of resources and suppliers is also included.

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“This has got to be the most practical and beautifully illustrated books on earth building ever published!”  —Keith Hall, editor, Building for a Future magazine

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ISBN-13:
9781903998724
Publisher:
UIT Cambridge
Publication date:
04/01/2006
Series:
Sustainable Building Series
Pages:
256
Sales rank:
971,725
Product dimensions:
8.17(w) x 9.96(h) x 0.60(d)

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