Sustainable Living Skills

ROUND POLE FRAMING 2-Day Workshop Jan. 14 & 15, 2023

2691 Noble Rd. Oxford, MI Private Residence 2691 Noble, Oxford, MI

ROUND POLE Framing ~ The Basics, Hands-on!   Enjoy the satisfaction of working, hands-on, with round pole wood harvested from the woods. January 14th & 15th, 2023 at 9:30 – 5, Sun 9:30 – 5p Learn hands-on basics and principles of construction of round pole framing for small structure ! Tour thatched roofs & round pole […]

$55 – $120

THATCHED ROOF 2-Day WORKSHOP Jan 21 & 22, 2023

2691 Noble Rd. Oxford, MI Private Residence 2691 Noble, Oxford, MI

THATCHED ROOF 2 Day workshop  Jan 21 & 22, 2023 9:30a to 5:00p Saturday & Sunday Yes ! Thatching in Michigan ! Explore this beautiful, ecological, insulative & long-lasting roof system during this 2-day workshop. The Strawbale Studio roof was thatched before the turn of the century ...in 1998 ...and is still sound & beautiful. […]

$55 – $120

FIRE! ROCKET STOVE & EARTH OVEN Hands-on Workshop

2691 Noble Rd. Oxford, MI Private Residence 2691 Noble, Oxford, MI

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 […]

$80 – $150