Lobelia: The $35,000 Strawbale Home in Missouri

Kitchen, dinning, and living room.

…Lobelia is the name of our 864-square-foot, two-bedroom, straw bale home. Named after a native wildflower, Lobelia was built with many reclaimed materials, including all framing lumber, most doors and windows, and even the kitchen cabinet.

The straw bale exterior walls are protected by earthen plaster inside and out. Outside, the hip roof and wood shingle skirt, made from pallet wood scraps, along with a coat or two or raw linseed oil help protect the exterior plaster from the elements…

2 Responses to Lobelia: The $35,000 Strawbale Home in Missouri

  1. futuret says:

    THIS HOME DOES DISPLAY A HISTORICAL POSTURE, COMBINED WITH A ZEST OF THE TROPICS. IT IS LIKE A MATURE LADY, WITH A GOOD TASTE OF COSMETICS AND WINE. GLASS DOORS ELUDING IMAGINATION OF THE UPPER CRUST. PLENTY OF BOOKS TO KEEP ONE EDUCATED, AND A STOVE TO REMIND ONE OF MOTHER’S HOME COOKING.

  2. And the stove is a wood burning cook stove by Sopka Inc, Magnum model. http://www.sopkainc.com

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