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Arrifana Pines Cob Oven

25 Aug

ben the four legged helper

Arrifana pines 20/8/2016 Cob oven building workshop. I was invited to Algarve to help building a cob oven. My friend Paddy finally found his place in Europe after traveling along the Atlantic coast in his camper van. I am happy that his dream final came true and he is a proud owner of a beautiful […]

Cob Oven

18 Apr

Cob oven is a traditional heat-retaining oven used for ages around the globe. It can be also called clay or earth oven and to make the heat we burn non-fossil fuel inside. Thermal mass of the oven will accumulate heat from the fire and once we are happy with the temperature or the fire is […]

Build with Cob Workshops

14 Apr

Build with Cob Workshops

I would like to invite everybody for Build with Cob Workshops. This workshop would be suited for anybody interested to get familiar with this classic Natural Material. Main ingredients of Cob are earth and straw. We will show you how to find suitable soil, test the soil and build a simple structure. I this case […]

Earth Plaster

3 Apr

With the upcoming Cob Workshop in Clare I need to present myself with my first Earth Plaster job which I did last year during my travels for Jason J. Baker. I had previous experience only from doing weekend course. Previous wwoofer did a Cob moldings around the doors in living room. His mix had too […]

Earth Plastering Course with Mud and Wood

8 Sep

collagesligo

It is a while already since I attended this weekend course, but I still have good memories. The husband-wife team did a great job teaching us about the possibilities of mud. They have great experience from building their own cob house, where they did the most from the sculptural possibilities of cob building. Earth is amazing material […]