You will need
  • - straw or reeds;
  • - clay;
  • - sand;
  • water;
  • - capacity for clay;
  • Board, slabs, rods, bars or other material for Foundation;
  • - pitchfork, shovel;
  • - a drill with a nozzle;
  • - shingles or willow twigs.
Make the Foundation and frame of a house-hut. You can just hammer the stakes into the ground and tightly twisting their sticks, this will be a relatively simple construction for a summer vacation or storage. To make a more substantial house, erected a concrete Foundation, it will set the vertical bars, they fill the bars, upholster design a slab or a Board.
Upholster all the walls shingled or willow rod to ensure a good bond with the clay surface. Fill the bars at an angle 45⁰, thick branches raskalyvanii with an ax into two halves. If possible, immediately do the roof.
Start preparing clay. Prepare a bowl for this, it is best for digging a large round hole. Layers lay in a pit of clay and sand, pour into the center of the water.
Stir the clay - this is best done by foot. If the capacity is small, use a drill with a special nozzle or a conventional curved pin. Gradually add the clay to the straw - the thicker the stem the better. The straw should be up to half of the volume of the mixture, it gives the structure a fortress and not allow the clay to crumble.
Knead the clay starting from the center, moving to the edge. If necessary, add water or straw. Do not throw a lot of straw, otherwise it will hinder difficult. Clay from the edges of the casting in the center of the pit. As a result, you should get a fairly uniform dense mass.
Wooden wall lightly moisten with water using a broom. Clay drove closer to home, you can load it into the cart. To work with clay better with a pitchfork, not a shovel.
Hands take a piece of clay half the size of a loaf of bread and throw on the wall. The clay should become a damn good stick. Spread it a little, closing the bars or shakes.
If the clay is not stuck immediately, otderite it, let the wall to dry up a little and make a new attempt. Hands from time to time moisten with water.
So close the entire surface of the wall layer of a few centimeters. Let the wall dry for a few days - during this time, it will inevitably crack. Apply their new batch of clay mixed with sand and some plasticizer. After drying, the surface is better to whitewash or cover with lime.