Square timber and round wood framing
Load bearing cob walls (mixing by foot and with heavy machinery)
Straw bale walls
Natural paints and alis
Incorporating salvaged materials
Special detailing for cold climates
Shade-tree lecture sessions will include:
Materials collection & storage
Passive solar and Pattern Language design
Insulation and thermal mass
Budgeting and scheduling
Dealing with the Building Department
Working with volunteers/groups
Window and door framing
Plumbing and electricity rough-ins
Our staff will include:
Deanne Bednar of Strawbale Studio
Chris Mcclellan of Uncle Mud
This is an excellent workshop to take if you are considering building your own home, cottage or shed.
Full Price (after June 1) $1,100.00 USD
Early Bird Rate (before June 1, 2017) $825.00 SAVE $300!
Early Bird Group Rate (per person, before June 1, 2017) $750.00
Bring your friends and each of you will save!
Daily Rate $110
Half-price worktrade available. Please email email@example.com for application.
Children may attend with their parent(s) for $10 per day to cover food
Workshop fee includes all meals (vegan friendly) and camping with some indoor spaces/beds available. Indoor showers are available and there is room for you to park your RV if you want to bring one. We offer some discounts for couples, families and groups. The Straw Bale Studio is a very family friendly place so plan on bringing the kids. Some Work-Trade positions are available. Please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org or 440-682-0502 for more details.