why rising earth?

The title of this blog draws from my time as an apprentice at the Cob Cottage Company in costal Oregon. If you spend time with natural building folk, you'll eventually find yourself around a fire, sing silly songs about cob and natural building. Folks usually refer to these oftentimes improvised tunes as "cobsongs". I often sang..."There is a house in old coquille, they call the rising earth, it's been the work of many hands, and you know what that's worth..."

Wednesday, November 20, 2013

Finishing Dani's house

A few photos of Dani's house, plastered and nearing completion. We're working inside; finishing the floors, hanging doors, trim-out, cabs, counters, fixtures.