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An exterior shot of the North facade of the strawbale studio.

Create useful heat efficiently from local materials !

Tour the buildings & Stoves on site, Hands-on: mockup of combustion unit, mixing cob & finish plaster, make a model of an Earth Oven and a Rocket Cooker. Principles of construction, code.  Bring a bag lunch.

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


January 26 & 27, 2019   Sat 9:30a – 5p.   Sun 9:30a -4p

Saturday: Rocket Stove Principles, tour of fire devices. Mock-up of the Combustion Unit, Make a Cob Block and see an Earth Plaster demo. Fire up the Rocket Stove Mass Heater.



Sunday, Principles of a basic Earth Oven, Make a 1/2 scale oven as a team, mixing and using Cob. See a demo of the insulation layer.  Pizza in the Earth Oven for Lunch.

$125 for both days prepaid 2 wks in advance, or $150 if there is room. Option: Attend Saturday or Sunday only:  $80/$90 per day.  Fee Includes a copy of the new edition of the Rocket Mass Heater Book and online handouts.  Supper, overnight accommodations and breakfast just $15 extra. Some scholarship available.

Limited to 12 participants.    Register now by clicking this link ?  





January 26, 2019 @ 9:30 am
January 27, 2019 @ 4:00 pm
$110 – $150


Strawbale Studio outside Oxford MI
2691 Noble Rd
oxford, MI 48370
248 236 5432
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Strawbale Studio
248 236 5432