wattle-and-daub


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wattle-and-daub

wattle-and-daub
A primitive form of wall construction consisting of upright wood poles with branches interwoven between them (wattle) that are then covered with plaster mixed with
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CENTURIES old craft skills like thatching and wattle-and-daub walling have a future - thanks to building restoration firm R Pittaway.
Thesiger was born in a thatched, wattle-and-daub house in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia on June 3 1910.
Test excavations in 2000 confirmed this, and three small wattle-and-daub structures were exposed in three 2x2-m test units.