Building Your Straw Bale Home: From Foundations to the Roof by Brian Hodge

By Brian Hodge

This sensible advisor is written in particular for the owner-builder and gives step by step directions supported by way of diagrams and photographs.
It covers the development strategy from web site guidance via to foundations, concrete slabs, strip footings and stumps. detailed strategies for straw bale development and the combination of those suggestions with these of traditional residence construction also are coated, together with flooring, trees wall-frames, ceilings and roof framing. suggestion is on the market on plumbing and electric paintings in a straw bale house.
Written with first-hand wisdom of the demanding situations that face the owner-builder, the writer explores neighborhood council matters and requisites, the capability pitfalls of establishing and what to seem for while ordering second-hand fabric, aided via an invaluable word list of phrases. The e-book concludes via overlaying a few of the questions of safety that come up in the course of building, together with hearth prevention, apparatus utilization and the operating environment.

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