This book replaces Basic Mud Brick. The new version is larger, more comprehensive, and has been especially written for Australian conditions. The author began experimenting with mud brick in 1950 and considers it to be one of the most versatile of building methods. All the techniques described in this book are taken from actual jobs. The aim has been to teach methods which can be used by the whole family so that everyone can help in creating a home from the simple elements around them. .