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Mud Dauber School of Natural Building

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8813 Lindley Mill Road, Snow Camp, NC, NC 27349 United States
315-657-3980

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April 2018
$400

Hands-On Foundations

April 5 - June 8

Cost: $400 Additional Discount: 10% for family and friends participating together The foundation is arguably the most important part of a structure, as it determines how that structure interfaces with the earth (it’s also very difficult to change a foundation later, after a building sits on top of it!). There are many different types of foundations, and we want to focus on some systems that are simple, time-tested, and effective. We will be constructing a foundation for the building that the…

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$950

7-Day Cob + Straw Immersion

April 22 - April 28

Cost: $950 Additional Discount: 10% for family and friends participating together You will leave this course ready to take on your own project. We will cover all of the aspects of natural construction with both hands-on learning and discussion, from foundation through roof. Our two spring 2018 immersion classes will focus on creating a kitchen building for our campus, so that it’s ready for our apprentice group to use in May. Our two fall 2018 immersion classes will construct a…

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May 2018
$350

Natural Plasters + Paints

May 31 - June 3

Earliest Bird: $350 (90 days advance payment) Early Bird: $400 (30 days advance payment) Regular Rate: $450 Additional Discount: 10% for family and friends participating together Plastering + painting is often the final touch of any natural building project, and it’s like putting the icing on the cake. It’s one of the greatest transformations, seeing a space go from looking like a work site to looking finished and beautiful. We aim to provide a solid understanding of the basics of…

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June 2018
$170

2-Day Cob + Straw Intro

June 9 - June 10

Earliest Bird: $170 (90 days advance payment) Early Bird: $210 (30 days advance payment) Regular Rate: $250 Additional Discount: 10% for family and friends participating together This will be a full weekend of natural building: mostly hands-on work, coupled with a photo presentation and discussion. We are beginning a very ambitious garden wall project at our campus, and each weekend workshop group will complete another section of wall! You will learn about: mixing and applying cob trimming and shaping cob…

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July 2018
$170

2-Day Cob + Straw Intro

July 14 - July 15

Earliest Bird: $170 (90 days advance payment) Early Bird: $210 (30 days advance payment) Regular Rate: $250 Additional Discount: 10% for family and friends participating together This will be a full weekend of natural building: mostly hands-on work, coupled with a photo presentation and discussion. We are beginning a very ambitious garden wall project at our campus, and each weekend workshop group will complete another section of wall! You will learn about: mixing and applying cob trimming and shaping cob…

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September 2018
$770

7-Day Cob + Straw Immersion

September 23 - September 29

Earliest Bird: $770 (payment by July 1st) Early Bird: $860 (payment by August 23rd) Regular Rate: $950 Additional Discount: 10% for family and friends participating together You will leave this course ready to take on your own project. We will cover all of the aspects of natural construction with both hands-on learning and discussion, from foundation through roof. Our two spring 2018 immersion classes will focus on creating a kitchen building for our campus, so that it’s ready for our…

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