Clay hunting

Shea and David took a trip to Sjövik, just North of Göteorg, on a rainy day in search of some clay. David has been working with Sister Inger from Klaradals Kloster, who would like to build a small house on their property. The plan is to build a rammed earth structure. So, we started digging to see what type of soil was on site. Unfortunately, the water table was high and we couldn’t get down to the ‘good stuff’ clay. We came away with some soil samples, which we will test, and a better understanding of what it may take to build with earth in Sweden. The hunt continues for clay, so we can really start getting our hands dirty. More to come soon!

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