Classes

2017 REPORT for Strawbale Studio Activities

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The focus for 2017 was getting ready for the Strawbale Studio 20TH ANNIVERSARY CELEBRATION! 20 Years ago Fran Lee wanted a structure, and I wanted to build. Many, many hands…

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Fire Dynamics ! Round Pole & Earth Oven Workshop

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January 18 & 29, 2017 This elemental class started with a hand-on exploration of the evolution of fire usage, and how fire works. We FIRED IT UP … moving from…

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2016 REPORT – Strawbale Studio

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 #   2017 YEAR – in – REVIEW  2016 PHOTO Album !  2016 Strawbale Studio Program Archives    2016 BLOG       Full Moon Potluck Bonfire 2016 WORKSHOPS &…

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Candle-making Classes

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December 10th & 11th, 2016 What a joy to come together in the cold of winter to make candles…of local bees wax …with a sweet smell.  Celtic music in the…

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July 2016 ~ Activities

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JULY, 2016   Tyler Schaeffer and Abby Johnson are a dynamic Intern duo that helped make an OAK & OAT thatched ridge cap on a Wood Shelter by the Strawbale…

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Winternship 2016: Thatching Workshop

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On Saturday January 10th, in the comfortably cold winter woods of Oxford, Michigan, six workshop attendees traveled long and far, from Howell, Goodrich, and even internationally from Ontario, and all arrived…

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Papermaking & Berry Ink Class with Dana Driscoll

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In this amazing workshop we learned how to make handmade paper using locally-gathered cattail fibers and create inks from in-season berries! Instructor, Dana Driscoll, who has over 15 years of hand papermaking experience, shared a…

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January 2010 Blog Post by Intern Kate Hensley & Imaginal Cell Story

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 Strawbale Studio blog entry by intern, Kate Hensley:   Welcome to 2010, our dear friends, lovers of natural building! Your favorite cob slinging studio members have been enjoying the first several…

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