Category Archives: Alternative Building

Most Popular Post

Blog stats are fascinating – it’s fun to see all the different countries from which people find their way to our site to read about our little projects; and it’s really interesting to see which subjects receive the most attention. … Continue reading

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Cob Oven Time-lapse

All told, it’s taken us about a year to complete our oven structure – a little more than we had anticipated when we started out. But it was (mostly) fun, and we learned a lot along the way. Here’s a … Continue reading

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Green Roof Construction

Here in Seattle we get rain during about 9 months out of the year, so our newly constructed cob oven needed a roof to protect it from the elements. A green roof seemed like the perfect fit – picking up … Continue reading

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Cob Oven Link Compilation

There’s been a fair bit of interest in the cob oven postings. For your convenience, I put together a list of links to all the postings in chronological order. Building a Cob Oven–Part I Building a Cob Oven–Part II Building … Continue reading

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Building a Cob Oven–Part VII

We finally had a few consecutive days of fine weather and spare time on the 4th of July weekend, allowing us to resume our oven build. It’s been under a tarp ever since our last test bake in November 2011. … Continue reading

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