Installing an Earthen Floor into Our Cob Cottage
Installing an Earthen Floor into Our Cob Cottage was muddy work! We started with a thick layer of pummus to act as insulations, then added a vapor barrier and then went onto the cob floor... See the steps in pictures...
Cycling a Tank for Aquaponics With or Without Fish | Epic Gardening
Cycling a tank for aquaponics can be done with fish, or without fish. Find out the difference between the two methods and learn about cycling in general here.
Aquaponics Basics - Gardening Site
Aquaponics is the combination of plant cultivation and fish or other aquatic animal rearing within a defined system. Get a good overview of aquaponics here.
A sweet little cob home surrounded by trees (From Moon to Moon)
Sadly I can't tell you anything about these cool little Cob homes as the site I hound them doesn't have any information about them at all. But that bath room is just too awesome not to share... cob wa
Six Proven Ways to Build Energy-Smart Walls - Fine Homebuilding
In this article, learn the six proven ways to build energy smart walls from author Bruce Coldham. Whether you build new homes or remodel, these alternative framing techniques will allow you to reach R-40 or better.
Small Concrete Pipe House - Part 5 – TinyHouseDesign
If you’ve discovered our forum, TinyHouseForum.com, you may have seen these designs by Scott. I wanted to post them here because it was a very clever solution for someone wanting to build a house from concrete storm drain pipe. I’m not sure that’s what Scott had in mind but his solution seems like the perfect solution for a tiny concrete home. Scott uses Google SketchUp to created these drawings. Image credit to Scott. Start over at Part 1 >