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Sauna Workshop Series

We are so excited to be announcing this series of workshops that will teach you all the steps you will need to build yourself a sauna, or any small auxiliary building for that matter!

Dates: Framing in May, others in June 2014, exact dates listed below
Price: See appropriate course for prices.

Workshop #1: Framing for Beginners

May 24 & 25 2014

Raising a wall frame.

Raising a wall frame. © Earthen Built

$200+ gst, includes lunch

Seán Breathnach, from Beyond The Bale, will take students through the carpentry basics of framing for a Light Clay Infill wall system and a blown cellulose roof. This workshop is designed specifically for people with very little to no carpentry skills. Great for women, youth looking to see what carpentry is all about, and even those who wish to be able to put a shed together in their back yard.

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Workshop #2: Light Clay Infill

 June 7 – 9 2014

Light Clay Straw InfillForm-work Infill with straw. © Earthen Built

$250+ gst, includes lunch & snacks

Kata comes back to take you through the Light Clay Infilling process. You will gain hands-on skills in form-work infill, lathe & plaster infill systems, and learn how to mix to maximize either thermal mass or insulation. You will also get to experiment with both wood chip and straw as infill materials. Light clay infill is easy to learn and work with, making it an inviting technique for all levels of builder or DIYer.

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Workshop #4: Base Coat & Basic Finish Plastering

Natural Clay PlasteringPlastering with Clay © Earthen Built

July 5 – 7 2014
$250+ gst, includes lunch & snacks
This is a beginners level plastering course. No previous plastering experience needed! Come out and learn not only how to prep your walls for finish plaster, but also how to apply a few simple clay plasters. We will play with colours, textures, and techniques to achieve beautifully finished walls.If you have fun in this workshop, check out the two following plastering workshops over the next two weekends. They will take you through some intermediate plastering skills and even offer a specialized lime plastering technique called Tadelakt!
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