Hi all,I am building my home extension with strawbales. So far so good, see picture. Only now there are a lot of rainy days at the moment. I already saw that straw can take some splashing and it…Continue
Hi there,I have been interested in building my own strawbale home for a long time, and my build is getting closer. I know strawbale offers great insulation, and its one of the main advantages to…Continue
my partner and i are set to build our 800 square foot bale home in northern ontario this summer. part of the plan, once the slab is built and set, is to build a stem wall 12 inches high and 18 inches…Continue
I am looking to move back to the midwest or south (IN or TN), and have been researching strawbale building. I am wondering if anyone who has actually lived in their strawbale home could give me some…Continue
I have appreciated the help offered on this site, and wanted to share some of our experience.
My last post concerned our bale raising, Dec. 2013. About 20 friends, CASBA members, neighbors, and strangers showed up to help us, and it was a wonderful experience (even with my broken wrist). So, on the plus side of strawbale building I would add the opportunity for community support and generosity; our walls seem to hold the positive energy offered that day.
Mostly different, but…
... Were hosting a strawbale workshop in Arizona on the dates of April 27 -May 3rd, 2015
Will have plenty of room on our 80 acre rancho "Rancho Federico" with wide open spaces ! Our design goal will be an old hacienda rancho right out of a western movie set in our little ghost town of Santo Borracho !
We've hired a chef from the Reagan presidential library ! Who…Continue
Stage three starting April \ May 2014
In the process of building a straw bale house in Poland, taking a break over the winter as the weather is against us. Blogging about it all, and other things on my mind, at www.winkos.wordpress.com
Happy to help anyone who has questions, or accept advice on what we are doing wrong :)
Building will start again in the spring (April), so if anyone wants to come along they are more than…Continue
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