Clifton's Rammed Earth Blog

This blog will follow our projects as they progress.. and other topics...

Pictures from Gabriola workshop

Posted by admin on June 27th, 2015 under Uncatgorized  •  Comments Off

Rammed earth color samples

Color samples, with a few of the favorites stacked up.


end panels

Building end panels.


setting end panel

Leveling the end panel


forms ready

Forms are ready to go!


mixing rammed earth


Ramming earth

Orion ramming away.


decorative layer

Kathleen tamping a small decorative layer.



Stan learning to love shoveling.


crushed lava

Joey and Kathleen crushing lava that will be used in a decorative layer.


wild turkey
A wild turkey roams the neighborhood.


Rammed earth walls

The rammed earth walls that will be in the living room. The bottom grey section of wall will be buried, leaving the more colorful layered sections visible.

group picture

Left to right: Joey, Stan, Clifton, Alex, Orion


Insulated Rammed Earth Workshop May 25 or June 1, 2015

Posted by admin on February 15th, 2015 under Uncatgorized  •  Comments Off

choose 1 of 2 dates:

May25 – 30th

June 1 – 6th

Location : Gabriola Island,BC Canada

Learn to build rammed earth from pros, this isn’t no ‘make a small sample and slideshow sales pitch’…it’s the real thing!

We will show you all you need to know to build walls with all the special techniques we normally use.

Whether you want to build for yourself,as a career or just learn for curiosity this gives you valuable experience that you need.

For those who are interested please look at this: rammed earth workshop

Contact us by email to get on the list.

Be sure to leave your phone # and the best time to reach you.