Strawbale Demonstration - East of England Country Show.
These are pictures of a strawbale demonstration that I built with a group of eight volunteers on a trailer for the East of England Country Show June 2003.
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1. Starting to stack bales on the demo trailer
2. Eight crew members
3. three courses high from the side
4. three courses high from the front
5. five courses high
6. making the last custom bale
7. fitting the last bales
8. bales done, awaiting lime render
9. load bearing end view
10. shaping the windows with a hedgecutter
11. all hands to the lime rendering
12. terracotta colour end, natural colour side
13. scratch coat on loadbearing end
14. scratch coat on framed end
15. finished awaiting the public
16. finished framed end
17. another angle
18. longshot and bale bench
19. you've got to get past the doorman
20. close up showing living roof