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Building with cob : a step-by-step guide

Author: Adam Weismann; Katy Bryce
Publisher: Totnes, Devon : Green Books, 2006.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Handbooks and manuals
Amateurs' manuals
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Weismann, Adam.
Building with cob
(OCoLC)66901843
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Adam Weismann; Katy Bryce
ISBN: 9781907448263 1907448268 9781907448270 1907448276
OCLC Number: 857769994
Reproduction Notes: Electronic reproduction. [S.l.] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2010. MiAaHDL
Description: 1 online resource (252 pages) : color illustrations
Details: Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Contents: Introduction --
Earth building around the world --
Site & design --
Identifying & testing soils --
How to make a cob mix --
Foundations --
Building with cob --
Roofs --
Insulation --
Lime & other natural finishes --
Earthen floors --
Cob fireplaces & earthen ovens --
Restoration --
Planning permission & building regulations --
Resources & suppliers.
Responsibility: Adam Weismann & Katy Bryce ; with selected photographs by Ray Main.

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Building with Cob shows how to apply this ancient technique in a wide variety of contemporary situations, covering everything from design and siting, mixing, building walls, fireplaces, ovens and  Read more...

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This has got to be the most practical and beautifully illustrated books on earth building ever published! Keith Hall, editor, "Building for a Future" magazine"

 
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