May 26 @ 8:00 am - May 28 @ 5:00 pm$420.00 - $680.00
Cordwood Masonry – Three Day, (In 2017, these workshops will be May 26th – 28th and September 1st – 3rd. Morning sessions include cordwood theory, slide presentations, explanatory tours, and discussion of the three styles of cordwood construction: built-up corners (stackwall), round houses, and cordwood as infilling within a post-and-beam framework. The kinds of wood and how long to dry them is covered, as well as various alternative mortar mixes. Installing doors and windows is detailed, as is cordwood masonry “special effects.” At Earthwood, students examine several different kinds of cordwood masonry buildings. Afternoons are reserved for practical, hands-on work sessions. At Earthwood, the project is cordwood infilling within a timber frame building nearby. This workshop gives the student a strong introduction to this ancient building technique. Textbook: Cordwood Building: A Comprehensive Guide to the State of the Art. This is a brand new textbook, as of October 1st, 2016. Prices above are for Single and Couple registrations. One textbook is given per couple.
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