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The bales arrive  2

Cat.: straw bale building
11. December 2009

I have decided to blog about my workshop. I am building a timber frame structure using straw bales to form the walls. This is a prototype for an eco house I am looking to build. I am using this to look at the problems I may encounter and try out different ideas. Todate I have put up the timber frame using Segal’s framing methods and the roof has been set up ready for slates.

Today the straw bales arrived for the workshop. A local farmer came with a trailer loaded with 120 bales and with the help of some friends, I got the bales stored in the main area of the workshop. Next step is to get the bales laid up on the platform on the edge of the workshop.