Liz Swain 1:30 p.m., July 31
Hands-On Clay Plaster for Straw Bale Workshop
Help plaster a ‘tiny’ straw bale building while learning why a plastered straw bale wall is a strong assembly; why clay plaster is ideal for straw bale buildings; how to identify and test clay soil; what makes a good plaster and how to test mixes;
the basics of lath for straw bale buildings; how to apply a base coat of plaster to a straw bale wall; design considerations for straw bale buildings. No construction experience required. Taught by licensed general contractors Rebecca Tasker and Mike Long of Simple Construct. Contact: 619-342-6709 or email@example.com.
- Age limit: 18+
- When: Sunday, June 9, 2013, 9:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.
- Cost: $150