We Revisited the Site of Our April Workshop and Worked on a Bit of Earthbag Building and a Whole Lot of Plastering. We Were Joined by Another Group of Amazing Human Beings.
In April of This Year (2021), I Led an Earthbag Tiny House Workshop at Some Friends’ Property. Recently I Learned That a Part of the Wall Built After the Workshop Had Started Leaning.
When We Started Living This Lifestyle in 2009, We Had Intimations That Others Had Done It Before Us. In Our Typically Disjointed American Style, We Did It on Our Own, as Rugged Individualists.
In the Past Few Months, We Have Had the Good Fortune of Being Published in Mother Earth News Twice. The First Article Was on Building Earthbag Pools and the Second Was About the Construction of Our Earthbag Tiny House.
We Had Another Amazing Earthbag Workshop Experience Over the Past Weekend. As I’ve Said Before, It’s My Great Privilege to Get to Work With an Intelligent, Diverse Group of Folks.
You May Have Heard Mention of the Cob on Wood Village at Wood Street in Oakland, CA. It Is Perhaps One of the Most Inspiring Projects I’ve Ever Come Across. Natural Building in the Hands of Visionary Folks Can Change the World.
If You've Been to Lowes or Home Depot Lately, You've Noticed Something Remarkable--Exploding Lumber Prices! In the Past Year Alone, Lumber Prices Have Gone up Almost 400%! Build With Earth to Beat This Disturbing Trend.
The Longer I Build Houses Out of Mostly Earth, The More Advantages I Realize That It Has. We Started Our First Official Earthbag Tiny House During a Workshop in September of 2019. In This Post I Share Why Earthbags Are Ideal for Tiny Homes.
As a Natural Building and Sustainable Living Instructor, I Have the Privilege of Working With Highly Interesting and Intelligent People. Our Latest Earthbag Tiny House Course Was a Perfect Example of This.
When We Were Building Our First House, I Routinely Shared Pictures on Facebook. the Reactions Were Quite Muted Until I Shared a Finished Picture of It Plastered. There Was Resounding, Unanimous Applause.