The Do’s and Don’ts of Recycling Barn Wood

“1. Don’t take on a barn reclamation project yourself. The cost of labor and time makes a barn wood recycling project a costly venture. Most barns have 10,000 board feet or more of good used building materials, much more than … Continue reading →

Exterior Log Siding

    I’ve talked about wood siding on earthbag housesbefore. In that previous blog post, I talked about using slab wood and other low cost offcuts from sawmills, and cutting your own wood. Another option is buying factory made siding. … Continue reading →

Wood Siding on Earthbag Houses

There’s a plethora of building options not covered in the current earthbag literature, one of which is using wood siding on earthbag houses. Plaster is by far the most common wall finish, but it’s always good to know about other … Continue reading →