Week 12 Wall raising

1 04 2015

Electrical first fix and other bits and pieces occured on site this week while we took a day to learn from the expert how to build straw bale walls.

Bales stacked under the roof in the LDK

Bales stacked under the roof in the LDK

Throwing a bale off the truck

Throwing a bale off the truck

Truck. 345 bales of construction grade wheaten straw.

Truck. 345 bales of construction grade wheaten straw.

Putting gravel in the trenches.

Putting gravel in the trenches.

Satpling plastic to the LVL.

Satpling plastic to the LVL.

Mesh in place.

Mesh in place.

Gravel. 14mm.

Gravel. 14mm.

6 courses in and ready for compressing.

6 courses in and ready for compressing.

Compressing.

Compressing.

Stacking.

Stacking.

Stacking

Stacking

Stacking

Stacking

Laying the first house bale.

Laying the first house bale.

Compressing the other way.

Compressing the other way.