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Cob: prewfab clay panelsCharmaine R Taylor tms at northcoast.com
Wed May 23 12:44:18 PDT 2001
This is a multi-part message in MIME format. --------------3ABE29065F5DF5CF8DCE40A8 Content-Type: text/plain; charset=us-ascii Content-Transfer-Encoding: 7bit Hi Harriet. There is a big article on clay and fiber embedded panels in the 1993-1997 issue of Joiner's Quarterly. Written by Frank Andresen German clay builder, it talks about testing laying sheets of jute (burlap and other) fabric on a large flat table, then buttering with a layer of clay-straw ( or sawdust) fiber, then next layer laid crosswise, then more clay paste, about 8-10 layers I think..called "lehmbauplatte", it is not commerically done as its too expensive, BUT the O Builder can use their time to make them just fine. JQ is put out Fox Maple Scool of building in ME at 207-935-3720, the back issue sells for $6.50 and it worht it. Frank wrote 3 articles over a 5 year peiod, "OMuddy CLay/...:, "Loam not Foam", and one on light stray clay infill. You can easily try this with some burlap or old potato sacks yourselft, but the straw must be very fine, I use sawdust for most of my experiments and it works fine. Charmaine Taylor/ Taylor Publishing PO Box 6985, Eureka CA 95502 707-441-1632 http://www.dirtcheapbuilder.com --------------3ABE29065F5DF5CF8DCE40A8 Content-Disposition: inline; filename="frank36tampwall2.jpg" MIME-Version: 1.0 Content-Type: text/plain; charset="us-ascii" Content-Transfer-Encoding: 7bit A non-text attachment was scrubbed... Name: frank36tampwall2.jpg Type: image/jpeg Size: 6734 bytes Desc: not available URL: <http://www.deatech.com/pipermail/coblist/attachments/20010523/48fd65d9/attachment.jpg> --------------3ABE29065F5DF5CF8DCE40A8--
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