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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.