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Create useful heat efficiently from local materials !
JANUARY 27 & 28, 2024  9:30 am – 5p each day.

Tour the buildings & Stoves on site, Hands-on: brick mockup of combustion unit, mixing cob & finish plaster, Make a 1/4 scale model of an Earth Oven.  Learn Principles of construction, code.  Lots of Books & Resources on-site to browse.  Bring a bag lunch.

Also experience a Rumford Fireplace, Rocket Stove Cooker, and see Hay Box, Solar Oven and Earth Oven!

  • Principles of Rocket Stove and Fire.
  • Evolution of the use of fire
  • Fire up Fire Devices on-sit e! Rocket Stove Mass Heater, Rocket Stove Cooker, Earth Oven, Rumford Fireplace.
  • Mock-up of the Rocket Stove Combustion Unit, Outdoor, hands-on construction & firing.
  • Make a Cob Block and see an Earth Plaster demo.

 

  • Design & Building principles of a basic Earth Oven. Lecture Class / Q&A :
  • Hands-on,: Construct  the basic dome of a 1/2 scale oven as a team,
  • Cob Making:  Learn to identify earth, mix and apply a “Cob” mix.
  • Demo of the insulation layer & finish plaster.
  • Earth Oven – Fire it up and BAKE PIZZA for Lunch. at 1p.

Green Exchange    REGISTRATION LINK click here for TICKETS   Limit 12 students.

  • $125 for both days prepaid 2 wks in advance, or $150  after if there is room.
  • $20 “Bring-a-Friend” Discount for each person
  • Some 1/2 Pay Scholarships available.
  • Fee Includes online handouts.
  • Books are available to purchase Rocket Mass Heater Book by Ernie & Erica Wisner + Build Your Own Earth Oven book by Kiko Denzer.
  • Overnight Option:  Supper, overnight accommodations & breakfast just $15 extra.
  • Bring a bag lunch !  And if you wish, a snack to share.
  • Dress for being outside part of the day.

Limited to 12 participants.    We will follow current Covid Guidelines – optional masks indoors & out. 11-2-2022

         

Details

Start:
January 27 @ 9:30 am
End:
January 28 @ 5:00 pm
Cost:
$75 – $150
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Website:
strawbalestudio.org

Venue

2691 Noble Rd. Oxford, MI Private Residence
2691 Noble
Oxford, MI 48370 United States
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Phone
248 496 4088
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