Woman used human hair to build house

Believe it or not, Paula Sunshine, 42, has gathered up her raw material to build an extension to her historic house from local hairdressers as well as using her own and her dogs. She decided to substitute cattle hair in her lime render mixture with human hair when she came to extend her thatched 16th century home.

The new extension not only has her own hair mixed into the walls but also those of her pet dogs.

She is also planning to use human hair as she carries out renovation work to the rest of her magnificent timber-framed house.

Ms Sunshine, of Lawshall, near Bury St Edmunds, Suffolk, said: "I do wattle and daub here using straw and the lime render on the outside is lime plaster and hair.

Further reading at Telegraph.co.uk , 3 Sept 2009



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