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Published 3 years ago with 3 Comments

Building a primitive wattle and daub hut from scratch

From the description: I built this hut in the bush using naturally occurring materials and primitive tools. The hut is 2m wide and 2m long, the side walls are 1m high and the ridge line (highest point) is 2m high giving a roof angle of 45 degrees...."

 

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  • ttubravesrock
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    Awesome! I have a few questions.

    1. What was the time frame for each part? for example, from cleared area to finished frame = __ hours of work, roof = __ hours of work, etc.

    2. where do you live? It sounds almost tropical. I don't think this structure would stand up to much of a snow load. (I live in Alaska)

    3. Do you think you could do something like this with loess soil instead of clay?

    • AdelleChattre
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      Saw convincing speculation that it was in Queensland, Australia.

    • GingerBreadMan
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      I am not the creator of the video, but I guarantee it took a few days to finish working long hours.

      To me, it looked tropical also. Maybe even the Amazon.

      I highly doubt that you can use loose soil. I would think it would have to be a hard clay substance in order for it to hold tight.

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