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2024 WINTERNSHIP @ Strawbale Studio ~ Jan 7 – Feb 7, 2024

2024 WINTERNSHIP @ Strawbale Studio ~ Jan 7 – Feb 7, 2024 654 489 Strawbale Studio

2024 Winternship at Strawbale Studio January 7 – Feb 7, 2024 Live on-site and Learn Natural Building Skills! This live-in 4-Week adventure includes lessons in natural building plus hands-on classes…

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Winternship Jan 5 – Feb 5, 2022

Winternship Jan 5 – Feb 5, 2022 1920 2560 Strawbale Studio

The 2022 Winternship was a wonderful month, as Ashley Watry came to learn natural building skills to help in her process of creating a natural cottage in Wisconsin. Her focus…

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Thatching & Reed Collection – hands-on basics.

Thatching & Reed Collection – hands-on basics. 1065 599 Strawbale Studio

Thatching & Reed Collection – the Basics ! Feb 29 & March 1, 2020 9:30a to 5:00p Saturday & Sunday Yes ! Thatching in Michigan ! Explore this beautiful, ecological,…

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WINTERNSHIP 2019 at Strawbale Studio

WINTERNSHIP 2019 at Strawbale Studio 150 150 Strawbale Studio

  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

THATCHED ROOF Workshop 150 150 Strawbale Studio

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

The AUGUST INTENSIVE Natural Building Skills Class 150 150 Strawbale Studio

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

Winternship 2015 150 150 Strawbale Studio

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

Thatching Workshop 6-7-2014 150 150 Strawbale Studio

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

Water dripping off Thatched Roof 150 150 Strawbale Studio

Water drips off the Thatched Roof of the Strawbale Studio ~  1 min. Youtube video by Dana Driscoll. Lovely. Peaceful.  Functional. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QPMbb0VyXjY

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2014 Winternship ~ the full experience report !

2014 Winternship ~ the full experience report ! 150 150 Strawbale Studio

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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