The second bond-beam was poured over the weekend for the north side 'oval room'. Since each room of the structure will be at a different wall height, the bond beams are being poured separately. The four separate bond-beam pours serve a practical purpose - making it manageable for a lone builder like myself. The example below is what myself and a helper can do in 4-1/2 hours in 95-degree heat desert sun. That's how this building is getting done - in manageable and practical building tasks.
The pouring of a bond beam on adobe is a creative challenge. For the curved walls I'm using Masonite board cut in strips which serve as the form. Held in place by 4"-deck screws and spaced vertical 1"x2" supports (see photo). Amazingly, the 'cob' (staw/clay) adobe walls hold those screws rock-solid.
The metal straps sticking-out of the concrete will help secure the Ponderosa Pine vigas (beams) that will support the roof.