And built a cob oven. Technically, it wasn't cob. We made a 1 : 2 sand : clay mixture to form the inner shell. The outer shell was very wet clay mixed with straw.
Tomorrow we're doing the earth-plaster layer.
It's definitely a lot of work!
True cob would have straw mixed in throughout to act as a stabilizer.
Especially if you live that close - do we know you by chance?