[Ccpg] Basics of Cob May 19-25 near San Diego

ccpg-admin at arashi.com ccpg-admin at arashi.com
Thu Mar 29 19:32:21 PST 2001

Hi everyone
         Just got the Cob Cottage Company 2001 Newsletter  listing all the 
courses for the year

         Listed was a Cob workshop near San Diego, CA May 19-25, 2001
         Cost is $560 which includes all meals and indoor accommodation
           To support deconsumerization, they offer part work trades and 
scholarships to people who can  demonstrate serious movement towards 
simplification and away from cash economy.

         Check out there website for more details www.deatech.com/cobcottage
         Cob Cottage Company P.O. Box 123 Cottage Grove, OR 97424 phone/fax 
         newsletter  $20 for two year .

Basics of Building with Cob:

Our most popular workshop teaches professionals and owner-builders the 
basics of cob construction in 7 to 9 intensive days. Even complete novices 
leave the workshop confident in their ability to build the cob parts of a 
cabin, studio, or greenhouse. Learn how to locate and test soil, sand, and 
straw, create the right cob mix for any situation, and build strong, 
durable,sculptural earthen walls.  Get practical experience with 
foundations, windows and doors, arches and niches.  Lectures coversiting, 
passive solar design, drainage, heating, plumbing and electric, and natural 
roofing and flooring.

Since 1993, Cob Cottage has taught over eighty, one to four-week workshops, 
teaching practical skills to people who want to apply Natural Building to 
their lives.  Each day includes demonstrations and hands-on learning on 
real buildings with discussions,slides and lectures.  Expect long days of 
hard work, wholesome food, peaceful scenery, and high satisfaction.  We 
offer a wide variety of trainings in natural building.  Phone us for help 
choosing the workshop that suits you best.

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