Patti Stouter has expanded and updated her soil testing guide Soil Tests for Earthbag. We’ve added the report to our EarthbagStructures.com and EarthbagBuilding.com websites, where you can find indepth information on every aspect of building with bags.

Shake Test for Earthbag Building

Shake Test for Earthbag Building


Using the right soil is very important. After all, earthbag building uses soil as the primary building material, and so you want soil that is strong and stable. Patti walks you through the various types of soil and explains simple low-tech tests for each.


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New Soil Testing Guide — 2 Comments

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  2. Super! Thanks for posting this update. I will pore over it soon. My soil tests are unclear and I hope to get some help here. Thanks again. Love your blog.

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