For part 1 of a 3-part series, Earthbound Builders Collective aims to provide a solid overview of the potential benefit, cost, sourcing, design, and maintenance considerations involved in thinking outside of the “big box” when the opportunity to rework a part of your current space arises.
This presentation will focus on the use of local clay and lime based natural finishes, as well as reclaimed or locally harvested and milled lumber in remodeling existing homes. There are an amazing variety of beautiful natural finishes that can, with a little specialized know-how, be applied to most conventional wall surfaces. Environmentally responsible improvement of existing structures is crucial to our future health and well being.Read More ...
During this 2-day introductory cob workshop we will get muddy building a functional oven, bench, and prep area from readily available materials. Instructor and seasoned natural builder Aaron Ralls of Earthbound Builders Collective (www.earthboundbuilders.com) will guide us through the design considerations, techniques and foundation basics described in Kiko Denzer’s book
Build Your Own Earth Oven.