Rethink Your Life!
Finance, health, lifestyle, environment, philosophy
The Work of Art and The Art of Work
Kiko Denzer on Art
Cob: Water resistsnt plastersCharmaine R Taylor tms at northcoast.com
Mon Jan 22 16:52:48 PST 2001
I'm thinking, too, if the sealent doesn't really last too long (I'm into low/no maintenance), rather than recoating it every coupla years or so, maybe it would sort of erode into a packed earth type of surface, which would be ok too. I don't imagine anything would have much luck growing in it! Also does anyone have a recipe for "roman cement"? that might be a better idea... --- PeaceLoveLightLifeBeautyTruth W. Roman cement is lime with clay. Crushed red bricks, volcanic ash, and even just good clay soil will harden well. 1:1:3 should work...lime:clay:sand. the lime putty, and the wet clay will "sieze" up when mixed and get very thick..this is a normal reaction. test various quantities to see which sets up best. I made thick garden bowls of lime, clay, shredded paper/sawdust together, and left outside. the bowl is holding water just fine, but unless you make a perfect mix for your squares they could crumble on the edges, or by foot pressure. Thanks, and email me with any questions. Charmaine Taylor/ Taylor Publishing PO Box 6985, Eureka CA 95502 707-441-1632 www.dirtcheapbuilder.com email: books at dirtcheapbuilder.com PS: visit the Good Used Books page too at: http://www.northcoast.com/~tms/used.html +++++++++++++++++++++++ If you limewash your floor after is will help. If you make squares in place, and leave 1/2 or more between squares you can slight curve the tiles so water runs off better. they will erode even with the lime if exposed to drving rains. Thanks, and email me with any questions. Charmaine Taylor/ Taylor Publishing PO Box 6985, Eureka CA 95502 707-441-1632 www.dirtcheapbuilder.com email: books at dirtcheapbuilder.com PS: visit the Good Used Books page too at: http://www.northcoast.com/~tms/used.html +++++++++++++++++++++++
Solar powered hosting (from our cob office building) provided by: DeaTech Research Inc. using Debian Linux based servers. We highly recommend, use, and provide support services for Debian Linux.
If you should have any problems with this page or website, please send email describing the problem(s) to: email@example.com
Last Modified: Wednesday, 09-Dec-2009 17:32:47 PST
If you wish to be permanently blocked from ever being able to send email to this domain, send your SPAM messages to: firstname.lastname@example.org