Terracotta Tile Floor Instructions

Ziggy, over at The Year of Mud blog, has done it again. Over and over he comes up with some of the clearest, most in-depth blog posts on low cost natural building techniques, and his photos are always superb. Here’s a snippet from his blog about how to lay terracotta floor tile using clay mortar … Read more

Wood-fired Cookstoves

Many of our readers are dreaming of building a small, efficient, sustainable home that requires some sort of heating. A wood-fired cookstove is a good multi-functional option for heating, cooking and water heating. You may be able to save money by buying a smaller cookstove. Or consider a used stove of good quality because they … Read more