If you care for a cob house or barn, or are thinking about building in cob, then this booklet will show you how to plan and carry out effective and environmentally friendly work. Over 3,000 copies sold already. Sister publication to the acclaimed 'Lime in Building - A Practical Guide'. Advice on choosing soils with easy 'rule of thumb' field tests. How to mix & build with cob. Looking after a cob building. List of useful contacts, people & organisations & a guide to further reading. Concise, factual and based on thirty years experience.