Below are pictures from this past month's get rad skill share, where we made earthern floor mix to repair a broken slab, and smashed an old cob stove to build a new one! Interested in building? Keep your ears perked, here and Circle Acres we are planning a long weekend intensive building workshop where we will work on several different structures at different stages and learn a whole lot and have so much fun! We are looking at dates in late July to eary August.
Also, check out this awesome 7 day intensive cob and straw bale workshop being put on by our nearest and dearest cob maestroes Greg and Mike, Danielle and Julia.
See info here: http://cobworkshops.org/7-day-cob-and-strawbale-intensive-workshop/
also, here are more posts about the building by the builders:
Knowing how to use natural materials to provide safe, beautiful, healthy human habitat is priceless, and beyond that, this workshop is rediculously affordable if you want to learn how to build your own safe, beautiful, human habitat. Also, they are doing it to code....amazing!
|covering every bit of sand in clay!|
|trivia: the more you mix cob, the better! these folks smashed our old cob stove and remixed it with a bit of water and more straw, and then built a new little rocket stove attatched to the big one in our evolving kitchen|
|here we are spreading it out. This is a repair for a broken old slab in our recycled kitchen area, built on the ruins of an old house.|
|chicken of the woods!|
|feast, as ususal!|
|the old stove was reincarnated attatched to this larger cob stove. Remember to paint slip on all connecting surfaces!|