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Rainwater Greenhouse - Update

Getting cobby!

the lovely Amit Chertoff, joins in for a day, just before heading back to Israel

Ethan is at home in the garden

Prepping bottles for more cob

reclaimed tile, thrift store grout, and tumbled broken bottle chips
create the potting surface

workshop participants get dirty with light straw clay

and base coat plasters

even old time friend, Max Edelson, stops by to get muddy for the afternoon

Lawrence is a pro at this rate, and helps teach the mixing techniques

Oiling the cut-face of the urbanite wall makes it really beautiful!

A little bit of bamboo conceals a less than perfect plaster detail

The main entrance begs you to enter

Chinking at all possible points of infiltration

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  1. #107049 Charles Oct 26, 2009

    Just tell me........is Erica Ann awesome??? or what!!!

  2. #107050 Allan Stellar Oct 27, 2009

    As always...it looks great!!

  3. #107051 evalarevolution Oct 28, 2009

    This has come along magnificently Erica! And with some of my favorite people I see! Thinking of you often.

  4. #107053 Stuart Nov 18, 2009

    i love these pix. how to get involved? i live on vancouiver island and i am into working in again after i just finished school doing forming and framing.. i made a huge cobbuilding as part of passport to natural building on mayne island with pat hannebury. hey, i look forward to meeting you...

  5. #107057 Stuart Nov 19, 2009

    your work with clay is beautiful oxo

  6. #107059 Georgie Donais Dec 21, 2009

    I love the design of this greenhouse; thank you for sharing these pictures!

  7. #107077 Wes Dec 01, 2010

    What type of oil did you use on the cut urbanite? It looks beautiful.

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