Year of Exploring Cob

Some rough form coat plastering.
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getting the eucalyptus rafters up for the roof

getting the eucalyptus rafters up for the roof

Final plaster coat done below front part below veranda roof.

Final plaster coat done below front part below veranda roof.

Cob, Exploring

stick insect inspecting the newly build cob bench

stick insect inspecting the newly build cob bench

greens coming along nicely. no baboon raids yet!

greens coming along nicely. no baboon raids yet!

vegetable patch with wattle and chicken wire to keep the critters and baboons out

vegetable patch with wattle and chicken wire to keep the critters and baboons out

Andrew laying the hessian and sisalation insulation down

Andrew laying the hessian and sisalation insulation down

loft area inside of cob house. no finishing work done on walls yet.

loft area inside of cob house. no finishing work done on walls yet.

final coat of natural plaster with 10% lime

final coat of natural plaster with lime

Cob, Exploring

wetting bricks before laying them

wetting bricks before laying them

lintels above door and window frames

lintels above door and window frames

Father with trowel in hand trying  out laying cob bricks

Father with trowel in hand trying out laying cob bricks

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