When Danny and Katherine first learned about cob building, they were hooked! But they couldn’t jump right in due to a number of circumstances. Eventually, they were able to build a “trial” cob tiny home on her parents’ property, where they lived for a few years while saving and planning for their forever home on their own property which they own outright!
They’ve been in this 700-800 square foot cob dwelling now for a couple of years, and the lack of debt allows Katherine to stay home with her daughter. The house is absolutely stunning inside, with all kinds of details they spent a decade planning out “just right.” They even used all recycled windows to keep costs down and to be more sustainable.
Jenna at Tiny House Giant Journey did a great video tour with the couple which you can watch below, where you’ll even learn a bit about cob building. And if you really want to delve in, Danny and Katherine teach cob-building classes!
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Their 700 Square Foot Cob Home Built For Family Life
These beetle-kill dead trees found on their property made amazing supports!
Here’s their kitchen with custom cabinetry.
Check out that heating system! Watch the video for details.
Their daughter’s room has awesome built-in shelves.
And the master bedroom has those great beams!
Upstairs is a multi-purpose room.
VIDEO: Family’s Magical COB HOUSE made w/ Earth and Straw
- 2 bedrooms with additional loft bedroom/playspace
- Open-concept kitchen and living room
- Epic heating system
- Family of three
- Give workshops on natural building
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- Their website and workshops
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Our big thanks to Jenna for sharing! 🙏
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