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[Cob] Foundation for cobShody Ryon qi4u at yahoo.com
Wed Jun 24 17:13:20 PDT 2009
Hi, Would you like to post your general location for earthquake zones. Is the project on levelish ground? Shody --- On Wed, 6/24/09, Kristen Davenport <kristen at boxcarfarm.com> wrote: > From: Kristen Davenport <kristen at boxcarfarm.com> > Subject: [Cob] Foundation for cob > To: coblist at deatech.com > Date: Wednesday, June 24, 2009, 7:38 PM > Hi there. > We are going to soon dig a 2-foot foundation trench for a > 16-by-30 cob > addition to our adobe house. The walls will be some parts > cob and some parts > straw bale. Our inclination is to build a foundation and > stem wall out of > mortared stone (we have plenty around here) but a local > contractor guy is > discouraging this , urging us to instead pour a concrete > foundation with > rebar, etc, etc. Meanwhile, my local "cob dude" expert > urges earthbags. > > Advice and stories of your experiences welcome. > > Kristen > > > _______________________________________________ > Coblist mailing list > Coblist at deatech.com > http://www.deatech.com/mailman/listinfo/coblist >
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