online-how to build a dome

200.00 250.00

Run Time: 10 hours

For the first time ever--official CalEarth instructors demonstrate how to build a superadobe dome from beginning to end.

This package includes step-by-step videos on how to build a dome in over 10 hours of lectures and demonstrations. Below are some of the topics covered:

Tools & Materials
Mixing the Soil
Prepping the Site
Design Layouts
Compass Set-Up and Footprint
Managing Moisture
Starting/Laying/Finishing the Bag
Tamping/Compaction Strategies
Laying Barbed Wire
Connecting Elements
Inserting Windows & Doors
Closing a Dome

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Immediately after payment, you will be able to download a PDF digital handbook. In the handbook are instructions with a link for where to view the videos. 

suggested supplies

250 Yard Superadobe Roll
from 285.00

250 yards can build a small dome (up to 8 foot diameter), small garden bed, retaining wall.

  • 14 inch width: good for any dome up to 12 foot, all landscaping
  • 16 inch width: Domes up to 14 foot (Eco-Dome Apses use 16” bag), all landscaping
  • 18 inch width: Domes up to 16 foot (Eco-Dome central dome uses 18” bag), thicker retaining walls/benches
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Filmmaker: Jerry Peterson

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