Vesicular Basalt for Earthbag Building

. “I have been going a bit nuts trying to find a bulk supplier of Scoria nearby. I was recently reading in an article that the area I live in has large deposits of basaltic scoria; like the biggest in … Continue reading →

Augers for Moving Fill Materials

One possibility for raising soil and other types of fill material higher on walls is with an auger. The photo above shows a grain auger, which may or may not be sufficiently robust for augering moist, heavy soil, but you … Continue reading →

Road Base: My #1 Choice for Bag Fill Material

Road base is a mixture of clay and gravel used in road building throughout the world. As an engineered material designed to withstand extreme loads (trucks and cars), you are assured of good working properties for earthbag building. While site … Continue reading →