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No. 57, March 2007

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No. 57, March 2007

Finishing Bale Walls with Siding

A little known fact in the bale building realm is that a handful of people scattered across different continents have experimented with the idea of finishing their bale walls with wood or some type of manufactured siding. The technical term for siding over a bale wall assembly is a “rain…
Jeff Ruppert
August 29, 2013
No. 57, March 2007

House of Straw?

Build our house out of straw? This article appeared in The Baley Pulpit,TLS#7/Summer 1994. “May we look upon our Treasures, and the furniture of our Houses, and the Garments in which we array ourselves, and try whether the seeds of war have any nourishment in these possessions, or not.” -…
Stephen MacDonald
May 12, 2013

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