06Jul

Building with Wattle and Daub

Building with Wattle and Daub A dear friend challenged me with building her a summerhouse/rain-seat. It had to seat two or three people, look organic and have a tin roof so the rain would sound amazing in a downpour. An early suggestion to this challenge was to build a hollow tree stump covered with a tin roof. I suggested creating wooden ribs to attach oak slab-wood to. Whilst a giant hollow tree would’ve looked and felt pretty cool, it wouldn’t have been as fabulous as the creation we ended up making. As we were mulling over ideas I was asked... read more