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- Earthen building for a better tomorrow- Local and International WorkshopsSee this year's workshop schedule at: WWW.EARTHENHAND.COM Gain skills you can use to create yourdream home inexpensively with naturaland reused materials in ecologicallyintelligent ways. (This photo courtesy of Kindra Welch www.claysandstraw.com) WORKSHOP 1:Foundations & Walls - Earthbag & CobMay 22-25 (Memorial day weekend)

WORKSHOP 2: Walls, Windows & Loft - Earthbag & Cob Offered twice: May 30-31 & June 20-21 (Solstice)  

WORKSHOP 3: Earthen Fireplaces & Earthen Plasters, June 27-28

WORKSHOP 4: Eco-roofs & Earthen Floors, July 18-19

Hello friends, Now is the time to invest in your future, and learn to build reliable andresource-conscious dwellings. I can forward along my printable flyer at your request. Please see: www.earthenhand.com for more information & sign-up. Also, please forward this email to anyone you know who might be interested. (A two-story earthen house completed by Scott Howard and co. during a workshop he taught in 2001. )

Scott Howard |  Earthen Hand Natural Building | +1 503.287.2442 Learn to Build Your Own Cob Cabin - a start-to-finish workshop series

When: May 22-25, May 30-31, June 20-21, June 27-28, July 18-19You can register for the series as a package, or for individual workshops.

Where: Newberry Cohousing community, Portland, Or

What: Experience the design and construction of an earthen building near forest park. Have fun combining resource-consciousness, creativity, and construction skills in this start-to-finish series of hands-on workskhops. Learn to build quickly with rammed Earthbags. Sculpt shelves and niches with Cob. integrate all the pieces of a dwelling. You will gain the skills to build durable earthen dwellings using locally available materials. The design is a 16 ft x 12 ft ellipse with a loft and a usable living roof space.

Topics include: Earthbag and Cob wall systemsSculptural features with CobPassive solar design. Window placement, Living (eco) roofs, Earthen plasters, Earthen floors, Earthen fireplaces, Gravel, bag foundations, Innovative use of recycled, discarded and on-site materials

Who: Scott Howard combines a relaxed teaching style with almost tenyears of showing people how to build with earth. He founded Earthen Hand Natural Building in 2002, with the goal to build and promoteartistic earthen architecture. He offers workshops about earthen building techniques locally and abroad.

FOR MORE INFO & TO REGISTER: http://earthenhand.com/Newberry.html or email [email protected] or call Scott, at: (503) 287-2442 See details and sign up today at: www.earthenhand.com