Getting Started

Are you new to earthbag building and wondering how to get started? Here’s a list of helpful features we’ve put together on our website:

Slide Show: This is the largest collection of earthbag photos available on the Internet. Photo captions provide key facts for follow-up research.
Earthbag Videos: All the best videos are assembled on one convenient page.
Projects pages: Browse through dozens of the best earthbag projects to glean helpful ideas. There is nothing else like it on the Net. It really helps to see and read what others have done.
How to Build a Small Earthbag Dome: With clear photos and easy to understand text, Kelly Hart shows how he built his small dome.
Step-by-Step Earthbag Building: A brief, illustrated guide showing each step of construction.
Ask the Expert FAQs: Kelly Hart continues to maintain the largest and most comprehensive FAQ on earthbag building. It almost the size of a small book, and it’s free.
Articles pages: When you’re ready for serious research, this is the place to go.
Earthbag Building: The Tools, Tricks and Techniques, by Kaki Hunter and Donald Kiffmeyer, 2004. This is still the best book on the subject and considered vital reading for earthbag builders.

2 thoughts on “Getting Started”

  1. Thank you so much for this great post. It provided me with answers to a lot of questions regarding the earth bag building technique. I actually feel I can build a small dome now ;)




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