[Strawbale] SB in South America
Andrew at StrawBale...
Sat Oct 29 02:46:29 CEST 2011
Avoid cement if possible. Stick with lime plaster. It's a much better finish
and will allow your bales the best opportunity to breathe and live a long,
On Fri, Oct 28, 2011 at 1:15 AM, donald mchardy <fieryx at hotmail...> wrote:
> Thank you very much for that info, most helpful and encouraging.
> *... arcilla, arena, cal, serrin ... *
> There doesn't seem to be any info on the web about this, I presume one
> mixes the clay and sand together into the desired consistency, like cob or
> Do you know of any websites or books which deal with SB in Sth America?
> Thanks again
> * > strawbale in español is ALPACAS DE PAJA very common in all s america
> but in Mexico and Bolivia are thousands of houses,
> about the lime mortar, you can ask for ARCILLA, put arcilla, arena, cal,
> serrin and a bit of cemento,
> also use some PULPA DE NOPAL as glue in the water. Rafael.
> >> ... any info or resources wrt SB in South America ...*
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