Monthly Archives: April 2011

How the Pyramids Were Built (via Earthbag Building Blog)


That’s it! http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=znQk_yBHre4&feature=related Alternate title: How to Build an Earthbag House That Will Last as Long as the Pyramids. I can’t say for sure that the pyramids were built this way, but this video describes a reasonable theory of how … Continue reading

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One Stitch Corner Pinning Close-up Photo (via Earthbag Building Blog)


This is a follow-up blog post to my previous post entitled Fastest Corner Pinning Method? I’ll keep it brief. I just wanted to provide a close-up photo of the final pinned corner. (Click to enlarge.) You can see how simple … Continue reading

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Cheap and Easy Brick Floors (via Earthbag Building Blog)


Here's a great, low cost way to build floors with compressed earth blocks. This Instructable is by Velacreations. Visit their website for more great ideas. When considering what material to use for a floor, few people look beyond a concrete … Continue reading

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