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DIY Rammed Earth Manual get your pre orders in

Shed of the year 2009 Eco shed category winner Thomo has written a book on building your own Rammed earth building.

* Footings and DPC
* Soil suitability – soil testing
* Earth blending – preparing earth mixes
* ‘Coffin’ former design – corners, curves and straights
* Tools – what to use and how to use them
* Ramming techniques
* Window and door openings – sills and lintels
* Bond Beams
* Green ‘living’ roofs

Lots of illustrations, 100’s of photos and useful tips and tricks to enable you to create a building that wont cost the earth, It’s out 1st March 2010 but you can preorder now over at his site.

By Andrew Wilcox

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Founder & judge of Shed of the year - Wilco writes mainly about sheds.

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