Desert Creek House

Rammed earth walls

802 Desert Creek Road,
Numbugga via Bega NSW 2550
Phone: 6492 8498
Email:
desertcreek(at)skymesh.com.au                        Back to Home Page   Return to "Building"



If you want to see:
- the first chapter of the photos (excavation, retaining wall and slab)  Click here
- the second chapter: photos of the wooden structure and roof   Click here
- the third chapter: photos of the rammed earth walls  Click here
- the fourth chapter: exterior cladding, windows, first floor and inner walls  Click here
- the slide show: cladding of the south wall,  Click here   Play it twice! it works well only the second time (because of loading time)






Virtual walls with door frames and base
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Formwork 1 with whalers and Zed bars
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Formwork 2
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Chariot for the wheelbarrow lift
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Crane structure (lying)
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Crane (standing)
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Soil preparation and loading
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Wheelbarrowing
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A lift for wheelbarrows
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Pouring the soil into the formwork
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Ramming 1
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Ramming 2
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Formwork down
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Bare wall
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Joy
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Cleaning formwork
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New wall
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Big and small walls
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Christo: rapping for protection
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2 big walls
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old compressor and formwork for last two front walls
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last two front walls
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2 walls from outside
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2 walls from inside before roofing
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perspective
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general view with 5 walls and front roof
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north front with 5 walls and front roof
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in the lounge
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in the glasshouse
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the rammer "Cutesie"
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the handrammer
(when it happened that the rammer or compressor broke down!)
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the mixing of the soil
(with "Stevie" the cultivator)
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shovelling before ramming
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ramming
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z-bars, nuts, conduits and cones
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holes to be plugged
(for the z-bars which held the formwork)
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east side with 4 walls in line
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glasshouse ready for our first meal
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the first corner from inside
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the first corner from outside
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backwall
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glasshouse
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lounge
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kitchen (from lounge)

Have a look at the:
First chapter of the photos (excavation, retaining wall and slab)  
Click here
Second chapter of the photos (wooden structure and roof)  Click here
Third chapter of the photos (rammed earth walls)  Click here
Fourth chapter of the photos (cladding, windows, first floor and inner walls)  Click here
Slide show: cladding of the south wall  Click here



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