Late October cob building photo update

by ziggy on November 2, 2008 -- 1 comment -- Follow

Here are some photos from the past couple of weeks:


Finishing the cob walls – it was very tight having to work so closely to the roof.


Installing windows – all of the windows I purchased were some kind of replacement windows – they all had a vinyl exterior trim which we screwed into the window frames.


…and to cover up that vinyl border, I simply covered it with cob.


Here is my dad showing off the free sheep’s wool that I used to insulate around the windows and door.


Moving the door into position – this was an old door that I got from Skyhouse for free – it’s quite heavy, but no glass, unfortunately.


With the completion of the walls, and installation of the windows and door, the space feels much more like an actual house!


The day I almost lose my EPDM membrane – what a mess! Too bad it’s hard to tell just how windy it really was with this photo.


Weaving a giant web with a very useful spool of rope.


With the addition of some scratch plaster, the walls look much smoother and more finished.


Unintentionally scary ghost-face shelves.

Send Me More Updates Like This!

  • nils

    Great! I love the little details, like the ghost face =)

Previous post:

Next post: