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[Cob] cob vs adobeLeslie Moyer Unschooler at atlasok.com
Fri Jun 27 13:11:16 PDT 2008
Also, Maggie, the "form" doesn't have to be complicated at all. I've seen plans online and elsewhere that call for an elaborate built-form to mold around, but moist sand makes a perfectly good, easy mold and can be built in about 10 minutes. Maggie Henry wrote: > Does anyone have any experience using both? Recommend one over the other? I > have read EVERYTHING I could get my hands on dealing with cob oven > construction. I found the Sunset Adobe Oven project directions and because I > want a Quebec-style was hook immediately because of not needing to build the > form. (The alder branch form from the Bread Ovens of Quebec looked > daunting!) > I didn't really read the materials list on the Sunset oven and it was news > to me when someone posted "don't use portland cement" Cement? That's not in > Kiko's book. So I actually read the entire project article. Sent me off > researching adobe. My new question is which is better? Longer lasting? Can > I just cob over the form? Has anyone actually built one of these. I am > determined to get this done this summer! > Thanks in Advance for all your help! > > Maggie > _______________________________________________ > Coblist mailing list > Coblist at deatech.com > http://www.deatech.com/mailman/listinfo/coblist > > >
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