2014 Workshop Schedule
Complete Cob Cottage in 9 Days, June 6-15 / Point
Arena, CA. / $880
Complete Cob Cottage in 9 Days, July 11-20 /
Point Arena, CA. / $880
Earthen Plasters weekend workshop, July 25-27 / Point
Arena, CA. / $240
Lime Fresco, Mexican traditions
(pre and post hispanic
artforms), modern applications
September 19-21 / Point Arena, CA. / $260
Join Pedro Cenzontle
and Dave Gonzales In this hands-on lime fresco workshop.
Topics covered include:
Mexican prehispanic mural painting, Frescos from XVI
century monasteries and the revolutionary Mexican
muralist movement from the XX century. Theory: The lime
cycle, Light color and perception, pattern design.
Practical: Extraction of pigments from clay and other
minerals, preparing the surface and lots of painting.
Stoves and heating water with them safely, October 3-5
/ Point Arena, CA. / $260
Rocket stoves revolutionize wood burning by separating
combustion from the functions of providing heat. These
stoves burn wood COMPLETELY, producing little to NO smoke
with extremely high efficiency. Heating water with wood is
usually a smokey, inefficient and dangerous activity. In
this workshop, you will learn how to do this in a safe and
clean manner with recognized Rocket Stove authorities,
Kirk Mobert and Leslie Jackson
20% off for full payment
90 days in advance; 10% off for over 30 days in
advance; 10% off for family and friends coming
together. Maximum total discount 25%.
Food and tent camping space are included in the
SunDog 9-day workshop is designed to
teach ordinary people the skills to build their own cob
cottages, from the foundation to the roof. Our projects
are small, mostly under 200 square feet, geared towards
attaining a high level of completion in a short amount of
We'll take you through an intensive, step by step,
instructional course on how to: site/design, excavate,
build a foundation, build the walls, AND get the roof
assembled on a small cob cottage.
This course, created by Bryan and Kirk, is the result of
several years of experience teaching the "$1000 House"
course at Cob Cottage Co. We've taken 3 weeks of
instruction and condensed it into 9 days.
workshops are for adding to your natural
building skill-set in an inexpensive, time convenient way.
Low cost, low risk, get your chops up or just test the
Natural Building waters. During these courses we teach
practical skills that can be taken home Sunday night, put
into practice Monday morning.
Got questions? firstname.lastname@example.org
/ 707.884.3831 / P.O. Box 791 Point Arena, CA 95468