Thatching

WINTERNSHIP 2019 at Strawbale Studio

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  2019 Winternship ~ Jan 7 – Feb 7  Harvesting in the Reed Fields During this unique and experiential month together you will learn many skills in Natural Building, Sustainable Living and…

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THATCHED ROOF Workshop

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Explore this beautiful, ecological and long-lasting roof system. Tour several thatched roof buildings, see a demo of thatching, and try your hand at it, see a video on thatching. Deanne…

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The AUGUST INTENSIVE Natural Building Skills Class

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Six fabulous folks joined in during this Week-long Intensive Program ~ August 8 – 14th !  What a rich, productive and fun time we had. Hands-on activities included: base and finish plasters on…

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Winternship 2015

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January 4th through February 4th, 2015 Blog Post written by Nana Ferdnance (bottom row, second from left).  Photos from folks in the program. WEEK 1: INTRODUCTIONS & THATCHING      …

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Thatching Workshop 6-7-2014

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Making a lashed thatching frame. Japanese Square Lashing Knot During this Introductory Thatching Workshop the principles of thatching were taught in a classroom session. We also toured the thatched buildings on…

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Water dripping off Thatched Roof

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Water drips off the Thatched Roof of the Strawbale Studio ~  1 min. Youtube video by Dana Driscoll. Lovely. Peaceful.  Functional.

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2014 Winternship ~ the full experience report !

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Rocket Stove – fired up!   Winterns: Zack, Jimez, Ben, Scott, Kirstin !   What a rich time with so many elements weaving: workshops, natural living skills, Permaculture Meetup and…

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Thatching Workshop 2014

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On Saturday Jan 18th, some lucky visitors of the Strawbale Studio enjoyed learning about Thatching techniques. This is one of the many awesome  workshops SBS offers on sustainable building. Thatching…

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