Rammed Earth Walls
The Beauty of Rammed Earth Walls with Chamfered Vertical Cold Joints
Secrets of the Mix
Key Ingredients in the Rammed Earth Mix for Workshop Thailand -- 17% Gravel, 50% Earth, 22% Sand, and 11% Portland Cement
Cement Bond Beams
Rammed Earth Walls Capped with Reinforced Cement Bond Beams for Strength and Moisture Protection
A cold joint occurs when a dry lift has to bond with a new, fresh lift. Walls shrink overnight as they dry, thereby creating a slight gap in the form. This leaves a small but visible line.