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NB 102 Build A Straw Bale House - Details
Dates:  06/03/2017 - 06/04/2017
Times:  9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Location:   Solar Living Center, Hopland, CA
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This popular course will give you both the knowledge and practice you need to tackle your own straw bale construction project.  The instructor, a leading expert in straw bale construction and a building inspector in Sonoma County, will teach you the latest innovations in this constantly

evolving building technique. Course topics include:

  • Design for straw bale homes
  • Basic straw bale construction methods
  • Foundation systems
  • Framing for windows and doors
  • Roofing materials and roof-bearing assemblies
  • Interior details
  • Building to code

You will help build a small load-bearing structure, including foundation and roofing.  In addition, you will have the opportunity to mix and apply various plasters.

 

 

 

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Add to cart Qty Item Name Item Price
NB102 Build a Straw Bale House
( NB102FW17 )
$ 275.00

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