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natural edge wood workshop

Weekend Natural Edge Wood Course
How to find, store, season and mill trees and how to turn them into beautiful shelves, doors, worktops, etc.

23 - 24 September 2017

SOLD OUT
     
Full Price €160  
Unwaged/Student €145 Ts & Cs apply

 

Weekend Design Course
Design to suit your site, lifestyle and budget:
suitable for new-builds, extensions & renovations

21 - 22 October 2017

The Early Bird Special has expired.
Full Price €175  
Unwaged/Student €155 Ts & Cs apply

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Mud and Wood Gift Vouchers
For the natural building enthusiast in your life.

Do you know someone who would love to build a project of their own, from a small scale oven to a whole house? Or perhaps you know a DIYer who would like to add some creative flair to their furniture designs? What about learning to shape and sculpt individual interiors, or designing their own home? The Mud and Wood Gift Voucher is the ideal present.

Private Workshops Tailored to Your Needs

  • community groups, schools, colleges and clubs;
  • workplace team projects;
  • groups of friends (birthdays, stags, hens);
  • self-builders.

In Sligo or we can come to you. Each private workshop is individually designed to accommodate your ideas and budget. Contact us for more info.

private workshops
mud and wood house

10-Day Mud and Wood Building Course
Combine both of the 5-Day House-Building Courses (see below) for a complete overview of how to build a natural home.
Note: There is no training over the weekend

Ran July 2017

Check back in December for 2018 dates
     

Introduction to Cob Course
Learn how to analyse soil, foot-mix it into a building material and hand-build a small cob structure.

Ran April and July 2017

 
 
Check back in December for 2018 dates
     
cob heart
mud house course

5-Day Mud House-Building Course
Soil analysis, large scale cob with and without formwork, digger mixing demonstration, insulated stem walls, house design, connecting timber elements to cob, earth plastering and sculpting.

Ran July 2017

Check back in December for 2018 dates
     

5-Day Wood House-Building Course
Setting out a building, options for foundations and ground floors, timber-frame and straw bale walls, floor beams and joists, pitched and flat roofs, and natural edge wood fitted furniture.

Ran July 2017

Check back in December for 2018 dates
     
wood house course
earth plastering

1-Day Earth Plastering Course
Learn how to make and apply earth plasters using ingredients from the kitchen and the fields.

Ran July 2017

 
Check back in December for 2018 dates
     

Mud and Wood Gift Vouchers
For the natural building enthusiast in your life.

Do you know someone who would love to build a project of their own, from a small scale oven to a whole house? Or perhaps you know a DIYer who would like to add some creative flair to their furniture designs? What about learning to shape and sculpt individual interiors, or designing their own home? The Mud and Wood Gift Voucher is the ideal present.

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