30 Mar '14, 6pm

This quaint cob cottage in England cost almost nothing to build. More cob at

This beautiful cob home sits on the banks of a small stream in Somerset, England. Recently the little stream became a torrent that almost burst its bank, a close call for one of the most artistic natural homes in the world. It's the work of Lisa and Rich who built the house with clay from the stream and roundwood Pine and Hawthorne thinned from the local woodlands. The roof is tiled with cedar shingles and the walls are straw bale on the north and east with sculpted swirls of cob on the south and west. Here's how you making shingles.

Full article: http://www.naturalhomes.org/cobhouses.htm

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