Clay plasters allow anyone to experience the beauty and benefits of natural building. You’ll learn how to make and apply clay plasters and paints which can be applied to virtually any wall surface, even drywall. Turn the most conventional home into an eco sanctuary.
We are happy to announce three Cob Oven workshops for Calgary 2013! Come spend the day learning in this hands-on workshop. Afterwards, you will be able to build wood-fired oven from natural materials like clay, sand, straw, and bricks.
Learn how to build your own! The day is loaded with great information, and hands-on experience to make sure you are comfortable working with earthen materials, and enough confidence to get you started on your own project.
We will be teaching a two day plastering workshop, providing hands on earthen plaster instruction. In this unique course, we'll cover application techniques, exterior and interior plaster recipes, design considerations for natural plasters and more!
Straw bales finished with earthen plasters is a natural building combination that is hard to beat. Being relatively low cost, low impact, high performance, and DIY - accessible makes straw bale construction one of the most sought after natural building techniques today.