Building Your Straw Bale Home

Building Your Straw Bale Home

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This practical guide is written especially for the owner-builder and provides step-by-step instructions supported by diagrams and photographs. It covers the construction process from site preparation through to foundations, concrete slabs, strip footings and stumps. Special techniques for straw bale construction and the integration of these techniques with those of conventional house building are also covered, including floors, timber wall-frames, ceilings and roof framing. Advice is offered on plumbing and electrical work in a straw bale house.Fix the striker plate in position Check that the door jamb is still parallel with the door, particularly around the striker plate, ... Installing door stops Cut the door stops to the correct length Cut the top door stop to fit snugly between the stiles of theanbsp;...

Title:Building Your Straw Bale Home
Author:Brian Hodge
Publisher:Landlinks Press - 2006


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