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What is a Daubing mix for log cabins?

Daubing traditionally consisted of clay or lime with sand, water and a bonding fibre such as horse hair. The mix was similar in thickness and texture to a coarse plaster. Dau (MORE)

What is wattle and daub structures?

Wattle and daub structures involved the "wattling", or weaving, of branches and twigs to make a frame for a wall. Daub was a mixture of mud, straw and/or animal fat which was (MORE)

What is a wattle and daub house made of?

A building material consisting of interwoven rods and laths or twigs plastered with mud or clay, used especially in the construction of simple dwellings or as an infill betwee (MORE)

What are wattle and daub houses?

A wattle and daub house is a house made from wattle, woven twigs, and daub, a mixture made mostly of mud. The house is framed with timbers, the wattle is put in the open areas (MORE)

What is the definition of daub?

plaster: coat with plaster; "daub the wall" . material used to daub walls . apply to a surface; "daub paint onto the wall" . smudge: a blemish made by dirt; "he had a smudg (MORE)

What was wattle and daub in the middle ages?

Wattle was woven twigs or similar materials. Daub was mostly mud, with other things added, such as straw, hair, and manure, to hold it together better. The wattle was put into (MORE)