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125mm Cob Blocks

Most commonly, cob blocks are pretty much a standard size – 450mmx225mmx100mm – mirroring concrete block dimensions. Here at Earth Blocks Ltd we too manufacture and supply standard-sized cob blocks and these have been a rather limited staple of availability for the practitioner over many years (including myself). Therefore, here at Earth Blocks Ltd we…

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Cavity Cob Walling

Cavity Cob Walling Traditionally, monolithic cob construction demonstrates ‘solid walling’ building techniques. Typically, 2′ thick at low-level and more often than not tapering toward the [internal] eaves at the final 2′ of wall. Here at Earth Blocks Ltd we are entering into a new era of cob wall construction with our unrivalled manufacturing processes and…

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Soil Analysis

Soil Analysis Soil Analysis Sub-soils used for the making of cob in Cornwall must contain several different elements to ensure a successful pre-manufacture, manufacture and cure. The graph above displays a typical combination of natural materials that is proven to be effective throughout these processes and is one of many reasons why Earth Blocks Ltd…