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Calculating the Number of Bales in Your Straw Bale House

I am often asked how many bales will be needed in my client’s straw bale houses. I too have to know the answer to this on all of my own projects. There are a number of ways to calculate the bale requirements. Click the following link ( to see an article I just wrote for […]

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Welcome to My Straw Bale Blog

Hi folks, Welcome to the Straw Bale House Blog! My name is Andrew Morrison and I am a full-time contractor specializing in…yep, you guessed it..straw bale construction! I am currently building a number of custom built straw bale homes as part of my Straw Bale Village Development in historic Jacksonville in Southern Oregon, and along […]

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