Grain Storage Slab
Grain Storage Huts
Throughout the I am going to show you
some examples of
centuries in all traditional grain storage
cultures people huts from around the
world. Some of these huts
have created are quite primitive. You
structures to hold will be designing and
and protect their building a grain hut out of
crops from the
Hand building Technique #3 - SLABS
You are going to be building a grain storage hut using clay
slabs. The sky is the limit on how you decorate your clay hut.
When finished they will be perfect Toad Abodes, if you chose
to use them in your gardens, they will make wonderful
Below are some ideas to get your creative juices going.
Let’s Brain Storms some Ideas
You will roll out and cut a slab for the main structure of your
abode. Make a paper center for support ( I will demo)
There must be some sort of opening. You will design and cut
this opening for yourself.
Pick some sort of interesting theme
Add, Add, Add….. the interesting items that make your
abodes special and unique!
BE CREATIVE, but always score and slip!!!!
Your abode must be well-crafted using all appropriate skills
and clay techniques, i.e.. scoring, slipping, smoothing, etc.
There must be an opening (door) of some sort near the
bottom of your slab.
A well-crafted, wonderfully fitted roof of some sort (your
choosing) made of a clay slab.
There must be some sort of cohesive theme or plan for your
Interesting items that are scored and slipped to the surface of
your roof and walls of your abode.