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Rebearth is a company specialising in building and finishes using raw earth and natural materials. It was founded in Scotland by mud mason, Becky Little.

We have 25 years of experience in earth building techniques including mudwall (cob),  wattle and daub, light clay and hemp, turf building, soft capping, clay plasters, earth sculpture and decoration.

By learning from the past and working with nature, we celebrate and develop the skills and traditions of earth building.

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Earth render repairs, 18th century mud walled barn, Carse of Gowrie, for the Tay Landscape Partnership.
Earth render samples on an 18th century mud walled barn, Carse of Gowrie.
Letham mud walled shelter at the Secret Garden Nursery, Fife.

We have begun shaping the windows on the shelter in Errol....it's such a delight to sculpt these kind of details with mud. Like a big clay coil pot, when you join the lifts (daywork layers) you need to make sure the wall top is damp and rough for a good bond. ... See MoreSee Less

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Mudwalling Scottish style - Mix clay soil and straw (and maybe some sand) in a shallow pit with a digger. Pile the mix onto the wall in layers and walk on it with toes facing outwards.....body weight and the swinging action of the fork compact the mud and create a tight face. Minimal trimming and no stamping, gentle and steady all the way to the top. ... See MoreSee Less

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Bryndís ZoëgaLooking good 😊1 week ago   ·  1

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Having just built our mudwall base in Errol with stone and mud I still can't understand why it is so overlooked as a cheap and effective way to bond masonry. This workshop with Nigel Copsey will show you how to make and use clay mortars and delve into the exciting world of hot lime with earth. And there's going to be an arch! See you there.... ... See MoreSee Less

Nigel Copsey, a leading exponent of stone and clay mortars, on their own or with lime, will be building a stone arch over two days at Clayfest. Stone and clay/lime mortars are used in footings, walls,...

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Mud blocks are now drying for Clayfest, we'll be using some too - learn about mixes, moulds, mortars and how to use them in structures and stoves. They're also great for repairs and we can talk about that too. Lot's to look forward too...... ... See MoreSee Less

Just a few of the 150 shaped adobe blocks (mud bricks),drying out ready to build the dome of a Spanish Steppe Oven at Clayfest in just 35 days, book now to find out how, or look at all the other works...

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Building the curving stone and clay mortared base wall for the mud shelter in Errol on top of a compacted
gravel trench (for drainage). Happy days with Scott MacAskill, my trusty stone mason who's on his way to being a mud mason. And the sun always shines in Errol....
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Scott MacAskillIt's is so good because I feel like a kid again playing with the mud lol3 weeks ago   ·  1
Fran KeithFine bit of walking there, very jealous would love to be2 weeks ago   ·  1
Brian Robertson-FernOnly 200 yards from my old house in Southbank. Lovely little village2 weeks ago   ·  1
Carla MarchbankYou always pick the good weather weeks!2 weeks ago   ·  1
Fran KeithMeant walling , damn predictive text !2 weeks ago

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