Monthly Archives: November 2014

about time for an update?

Life, work, building and kids doesn’t afford too much time for updating my blog.

Here are a few pics of progess, I shall try to keep them in order

This is where the blog left off last time...
This is where the blog left off last time…
Boxed framework for internal walls
Boxed framework for internal walls

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Once framework was up we fenced both sides of the boxes and compacted wattle saplings and branches into the cavities
Once framework was up we fenced both sides of the boxes and compacted wattle saplings and branches into the cavities

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And then we cobbed into the fencing.
The wattle aids in binding the cob and insulates sound and temperature.
The wattle was sprayed with a broadspan insecticide and allowed to age and dry before cobbing.

View of main bedroom internal walls
View of main bedroom internal walls

And then I started plastering…
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My babies' room started to look like a room...
My babies’ room started to look like a room…
Plastering in full swing
Plastering in full swing
Kei Jo, my big boy helping daddy plaster!
Kei Jo, my big boy helping daddy plaster!
Kei and Sadie, always keen to help mix the clay!
Kei and Sadie, always keen to help mix the clay!
And some entertainment when the work got monotonous..
And some entertainment when the work got monotonous..
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