Cob

Making cobs with a group is fun!
Saplings are used as a form. They will later be taken out, once the cob is dry.
A piece of wood ("dead-man") in the cob, to later on screw a door frame onto.
Installing a large window frame in a cob wall.
Using books as a book shelf. What a creative way to re-use materials!
The framing is not necessary but may make it easier to get a permit...
Stairs are embedded into the cob.
James and Conrad mixing cob with the "canadian method".
I guess there are not many things you can't build with cob...
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Basics of cob building

 

This video will show you how to add cob to the wall and integrate it.

Openable windows in cob walls

 

This video will show you all the steps for installing a regular window in a cob wall.

Fixed windows in cob walls

 

This video will show you all the steps for installing a fixed (not operable) window in a cob wall.

Time lapse of our cob project in India

This video will show you a building going up from start to finish.

A cob Tiny House, from start to finish

This is the Jelly Bean, in pictures from start to finish!

I guess there are not many things you can't build with cob...