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CLAY PLASTER
WORKSHOPS & INFORMATION

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Natural clay plaster provides a non-toxic, inexpensive, and beautiful finish on interior surfaces.  Clay plaster may also be used on well-protected exterior surfaces (or where maintenance is not a bad word).  Clay plasters are particularly well-suited finishes for strawbale walls, as they are breathable and durable.  The straw provides excellent surface area to ensure the plaster adheres well.  Thin skim-coats of clay plaster can also be applied to drywall and other surfaces.  Clay plasters do not create a moisture barrier, and actually provide the added benefit of moderating humidity in the air.

We teach clay plaster workshops applying to a strawbale walls and a variety of other substrates!  Check HERE for a listing of upcoming workshops.  Contact us to participate or for additional information.

WORKSHOP INCLUDES
  • overview of clay plasters, including an explanation of each ingredient's purpose and how to analyze site soils for suitability

  • demonstration of trowelling techniques

  • guided hands-on (and feet-on) experience mixing and applying clay plaster to strawbale walls

STRAWBALE WORKSHOPS COB WORKSHOPS
LIME PLASTER WORKSHOPS NATURAL PAINT WORKSHOPS EARTHEN FLOOR WORKSHOPS
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