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Re: GSBN:Re: Lime plaster problems -Hemp the answer



And the same is true of the paranoia of DEA in the United States.

Joyce.


> Thanks Tom
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> if only our government was not so paranoid about
> naughty hemp growing
> Wish I could get it
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> Graeme
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> --- Tom Woolley woolley.tom@... wrote:
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>>
>> The best source of information on lime  is to be
>> found through
>>
>> <a  target="_blank" href="http://www.buildinglimesforum.org.uk/";>http://www.buildinglimesforum.org.uk/</a>
>>
>> There are now related organisations in the USA and
>> Scandinavia.
>>
>> Worth subscribing to their journal. There is a
>> fantastic article in
>> the latest issue Vol 14 by Becky Little and Tom
>> Morton
>> called "Mixing it with Lime and Clay"
>>
>> Maybe Tom Morton would send you a copy of the
>> article if you ask
>> Contact him through his excellent web site.
>> Download the info he has
>> on unfired earth buildings
>> <a  target="_blank" href="http://www.arc-architects.com/";>http://www.arc-architects.com/</a>
>>
>> Been reading the responses about cellulose
>>
>> Hemp is the answer , Hemp-lime plasters/renders
>> solve all  problems.
>> Doesn't shrink or crack, copes admirably with
>> moisture, etc. etc
>>
>> Just finished writing a guide to hemp-lime
>> construction ( well
>> almost) yesterday . Should be out in April 2008
>> published by BRE/IHS
>> Press.
>>
>> Hemp web sites
>> www.hemplime.org.uk
>> <a  target="_blank" href="http://www.limetechnology.co.uk/pages/hemcrete.php";>http://www.limetechnology.co.uk/pages/hemcrete.php</a>
>>
>>
>> Tom Woolley
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>> On 13 Oct 2007, at 00:44, MattsMyhrman@...
>> wrote:
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>>> In a message dated 10/10/2007 1:17:11 PM US
>> Mountain Standard Time,
>>> andy@...:
>>>
>>>> Sometimes however lime plaster
>>>> was not used and rather a cow dung earth plaster
>> was used followed by
>>>> regular coats of lime wash...though at the coast
>> where we
>>>> experience strong
>>>> wind driven rains a lime coating was the norm.
>>>
>>> I believe that many of the cob buildings on the
>> southern coast of
>>> England
>>> (Devon?) used several (maybe 4-5 initially) coats
>> of lime wash.  It
>>> was
>>> considered somewhat sacrificial, and was followed
>> up, after a year
>>> or two, with a
>>> couple more coats.  After that, another coat every
>> couple of
>>> years.  Maybe Barbara
>>> Jones can check in on this  one, and also tell us
>> whether lime wash
>>> over cob
>>> or earth plaster has traditionally been used
>> anywhere in the
>>> British Isles
>>> where they experience driving rains coming in off
>> the sea (up on
>>> the northwest
>>> coast of Scotland?).
>>>
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>> Tom Woolley
>> woolley.tom@...
>> Rachel Bevan Architects
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>> also:
>> Graduate School of the Environment
>> Centre for Alternative Technology
>> Unit 7, Dyfi Eco Parc
>> Machynlleth
>> Powys, SY208AX
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