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A Modern Look At Straw Bale Construction E-Book

A Modern Look At Straw Bale Construction E-Book

A Modern Look At Straw Bale Construction E-Book Topics Covered Brief history of straw bale construction Advantages and debunking myths Benefits of straw bale in fires, earthquakes and high wind Straw bale in various climates including high moisture Getting a loan and insurance on your bale house How to get your plans approved by building officials How to build various concrete foundations (open and closed thermal) Creating a rubble trench foundation Learn how to acid stain your concrete floor Create your own beautiful earthen floor Designing to minimize notching Creating gorgeous round, arched, and curved window and wall details Best practices for installing a radiant floor heating system Best shearing options (lateral, x-, knee, out of plane bracing and more) Timber Frame and post and beam straw bale house details Load bearing Load Bearing construction Short cuts for quicker toe up installations How to efficiently stand your framing up to save loads of time Proper installation and techniques for windows and doors Best technique for keeping your water lines out of bale walls How to install a hose bib and keep your bale walls safe from water Dealing with interior partition walls Framing for a multiple story house My favorite techniques and knot for re-tying bales A simple but beautiful truth window technique Creating elegant niches in your bale walls Learn how to properly flash your window and doors to keep water out How to apply mesh to your bale home for longest lasting walls Creating a comfortable window seat…
How-To Video Series (Instant Download)

How-To Video Series (Instant Download)

Post and Beam Straw Bale Video Series Load Bearing Straw Bale Video Series Plastering How To Video Series Concrete Slab Foundation Video Series Framing For Straw Bale Construction Video Series Plus A FREE Set Of Architectural Plans • Full set of ARCHITECTURAL DRAWINGS for the MOUNTAIN VIEW CABIN (Instant Download)  —  A $99 ValueThese videos, with over 10.5 hours of in-depth instruction, contain the latest information you need to know to build your own straw bale structure from the ground up. I walk you through each and every stage of the building process from the concrete foundation, to the framing, to the baling (both Post & Beam and Load Bearing), and finally to the plastering.By implementing these simple, how-to techniques you’ll be able to effectively build your own straw bale home or structure with little or no previous building experience. In fact, you even get a FREE set of plans to get you started!The Mountain View Cabin is a 199 sqft, no permit required, cozy space designed by Chris Keefe of Organicforms Design.  This beautiful and simple cabin is ideal for anyone interested in learning straw bale construction techniques and/or wanting a special space on their property. The cabin can be the perfect art studio, meditation space, guest cabin, quiet getaway, or even a tiny house. The space feels special no matter how you use it.As an added benefit, the structure has many of the details needed in larger homes so if you plan to build a full-scale home at…
Combo Package (Instant Download)

Combo Package (Instant Download)

Combo Package Sale Ends - August 7, 2022! How-To Video Series (Instant Download) Post and Beam Straw Bale Video Series Load Bearing Straw Bale Video Series Plastering How To Video Series Concrete Slab Foundation Video Series Framing For Straw Bale Construction Video Series Plus A FREE Set Of Architectural Plans • Full set of ARCHITECTURAL DRAWINGS for the MOUNTAIN VIEW CABIN (Instant Download)  —  A $99 ValueThese videos, with over 10.5 hours of in-depth instruction, contain the latest information you need to know to build your own straw bale structure from the ground up. I walk you through each and every stage of the building process from the concrete foundation, to the framing, to the baling (both Post & Beam and Load Bearing), and finally to the plastering.By implementing these simple, how-to techniques you’ll be able to effectively build your own straw bale home or structure with little or no previous building experience. In fact, you even get a FREE set of plans to get you started!The Mountain View Cabin is a 199 sqft, no permit required, cozy space designed by Chris Keefe of Organicforms Design.  This beautiful and simple cabin is ideal for anyone interested in learning straw bale construction techniques and/or wanting a special space on their property. The cabin can be the perfect art studio, meditation space, guest cabin, quiet getaway, or even a tiny house. The space feels special no matter how you use it.As an added benefit, the structure has many of the details needed…