Build A Cob House: A Step-By-Step Guide will lead you through the steps and components to building your own cob home or other cob constructions.
Learn how to design a cob house with: proper site selection, passive solar design, thermal mass and insulation concepts, passive cooling, and hybrid building systems.
Understanding and selecting appropriate cob ingredients, where to source materials, how to analyze for good cob, and how to mix cob in small or large mechanized batches.
Learn how to design and build a solid foundation, one of the most critical components of any building. Learn about the rubble trench foundation, stem walls, and site preparation.
Discover the properties and dynamics of building cob walls and learn my 4-Step Method for quickly and efficiently building them.
Learn how to implement windows, doors, roofs, electrical, and plumbing into a cob house. Its about knowing how everything integrates with the cob that matters most.
Find out how to finish a cob house with natural, non-toxic plasters and paints. You will learn about how to mix and apply: earthen plaster, lime plaster, lime wash, and Moroccan Tadelakt.