August Material

This is all rather than stucco mesh. Saman made on the basis of calculation of 1:1 clay and sand, plus 1% of PVA glue and a lot of fine straw. Knead a solution can be in the pit, plaster hands. Is relatively flat wall, which during the autumn rains proved to be at its best. How to survive the winter plaster – will spring. Lime-sand layer do not have time. I did want to experiment a little bit. It turns out a good sturdy surface, similar in appearance and smell on cement plaster only a natural and breathable.

By early August, was completed and first floor Interfloor wooden flooring. The house was designed in such a way as to make maximum use of timber 4.5 m long, which in our area the most accessible. To cover the put-bearing beams. The ends of the beams treated with lubricating oil, wrapped with roofing material, laid on a special pivot bearings and bricked Samana. Lintels over windows and doors are also made of wooden boards, protected from moisture with roofing material. Before construction expected to use the jumper block 10 cm thick, but when you started them really do come to the conclusion that 5 cm is sufficient. The shield has a width equal to the thickness of the wall. The first 2-3 rows of the bridge should dress so that the load is distributed on the edge of a window or doorway.

Most of the lag rely on one end of the cob outer wall. This end, we were treated with oil and fixed Samana. To the beam joists fasten with screws and metal plates. On top lay a floor of rough boards 35 mm thick, with between boards left small gaps of 2-3 cm through them in the future fell pieces of cob, a solution sand, and sex remained almost always clean.