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All About Cob: A Sculptural, Natural Building Material

Want to build your own completely customized, artistic, totally non-toxic house with a material that’s literally dirt cheap? Roll up your sleeves and dive into this primer on cob, an earthen mixture that is used to build fireproof, earthquake-resistant, natural structures from homes to pizza ovens.

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All About Cob: A Sculptural, Natural Building Material

Cob is a mixture of clay, sand and straw that can be worked like clay and sculpted into free-form structures including houses, commercial buildings, garden walls, benches, ovens and more.

This stunningly home, with sculpted cob walls, looks out over the banks of a small stream in Somerset, England where the local dialect still has remnants of the Anglo-Saxon language. You can see more pictures of this home and read about building with cob at www.naturalhomes.org/goatlings.htm

The other method of doing built in windows in a cob wall is to simple embed a panel of glass into the cob and then cob around it (building u...

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