Comment: EarthBags - Ever Heard of Them?

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EarthBags - Ever Heard of Them?

They have been around for a long time. People at first just used large grain "feed bags" left over from feeding your livestock... Filled those bags with DIRT, used those large bags of dirt like a brick, and laid down a row of bricks; tamp down that row of bags, stack another layer of bags on top and stagger them like bricks; until your walls are finished.

Here are a few resources, but a simple google search will get you going of course. And watching these things made as a timelapse on youtube is a blast!

http://earthbagbuilding.com/projects/hermitage.htm
http://www.naturalbuildingblog.com/more-info-on-compressed-e...
http://earthbagbuilding.com/projects/rogers.htm
http://www.naturalbuildingblog.com/more-info-on-compressed-e...

http://bit.ly/ZqJ6Jj
http://bit.ly/YnjOgb