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Gravel Bag Walls

Tuesday, September 23rd, 2014:

Question from a reader: “Owen, I have started an Earthbag storage area 19×17 as a test project for using earthbags, and I have finished the gravel section about two feet high and I have moved on to using road base, clay, and cinder. Cinder for insulation as your e-book recommends, but it is very time […]  Read more from > Gravel Bag Walls

Permies.com Forum Discussion

Monday, September 22nd, 2014:

As I’ve said several times here, Permies.com is a great source of information. Although their emphasis is on gardening, they also have a lot of useful information on natural building. Today’s blog post highlights one interesting discussion on their forum. Each building method has pros and cons, and it helps to research each option carefully. […]  Read more from > Permies.com Forum Discussion

Kent’s Earthbag Cabin

Monday, September 15th, 2014:

“It’s finally happening. My little cabin construction project is finally happening. The main building material is earthbag, sometimes called superadobe. Watch this site for our progress! Note that most recent posts are at the top, so chronological order of the blog starts at the bottom!”  Read more from > Kent’s Earthbag Cabin