Coblist -- Cob and closely related natural building techniques


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This list is intended for the discussion of Cob construction and related alternative building technologies. Cob is a technique which uses earth (clay and sand) mixed with straw and water to build walls, floors, and a wide variety of other items including book shelves and fireplaces. Cob was historically used in England and there are a number of cob buildings still standing, some of them are over 400 years old. Additional information on cob, including pictures and a schedule of cob construction workshops are available on the Cob Cottage Company web site

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