Here’s a bit of good news from Patti Stouter.
I just heard from Maurice Wilson that the raschel mesh tubing for Hyperadobe earth building has come in. He has a limited supply, but the manufacturer has sent longer rolls. These rolls up to 1400 meters long will still be offered at the price for 1000 meter rolls- $237 Canadian plus shipping.
This mesh tubing is easy to build with. It has a supple texture that rolls up on a chute and allows the earth fill to flow into place by shaking. Much easier to handle than stiff solid poly tubing. Mesh tubes sit solidly on each other and do not need barbed wire (although it can be added selectively if needed). This mesh is also easier to plaster than solid weave bags.
Contact Maurice at email@example.com at bagsupplies.ca to order.
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