Clay Materials

This course is for you if...

you want to understand the basics of installing and leveling the base layers for an adobe floor.  Useful if you have a tight construction schedule!

What you learn

benefits of clay materials
performance of adobe floors
tamped vs. poured adobe floors (benefits/challenges)
understanding ingredients & the function each one serves
how to test site soil for clay & establish your basic recipe
low-tech mixing techniques
creating a level floor

What we'll be working on

We'll install a rammed adobe floor mass layer over radiant tubing. Then trowel a fiber-rich smoothing/leveling layer over top.
June 14-16, 2024
in Fawn Grove, PA

What's included

hands on experience tamping a dry, base layer for a heated adobe floor
trowel application of a fiber-rich smoothing layer
resources for lime & pigments
ample time for questions
browse books in my library
healthy lunch
free tent camping onsite
Cost: $225 earlybird
($275 after April 1st)
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