NEW PROGRAM JUST ANNOUNCED:
2021 Oregon Cob Cottage Apprenticeship Certification Building Team
Two Parts/ Two Projects:
Location : Maggio Family Cob Village, Junction City, Oregon
Starting Date : July 1st, 2021
Ending Date: August 6 th, 2021
Instructors: ALLIE Maggio Master Cob Builder with teachers in training Derek Schaffer
🔥 Join Cob Cottage Building Team of six apprentices and two project leaders and train for five weeks with Allie Maggio to work on becoming a certified, Cob Builder. Address quality of life and health of humans, animals and the natural environment.
🔥 BUILD FROM START TO FINISH A COB COTTAGE with emphasis on how to build a FIREPROOF HOUSE with non toxic and non burnable materials and discussion
on how to protect wooden and other materials in case of fire.
🔥 Beginning From the ground up! Starting with site and design ,materials,tools,drainage,digging a foundation trench,building a stone foundation all in preparation for a ten day course starting on July 9th called Cob, BaleCob,Light Straw Clay Extravaganza. Other students will join your building team and train for wall raising and placement of the ridge beam. Those students leave on July 18th.
🔥. Your Apprenticeship building team continues to build with enclosure of roof, installing windows and doors and finishing techniques of earthen floors and plasters.
🔥🔥🔥🔥. Take a seven day break for rest and relaxation with option to stay at Cob Cottage Company in a beautiful rain forest Cob
village in Coquille, Oregon.
Stay in a cob cottage or outdoor camping cob cottage, self catering with use of facilities, and explore the Oregon coast.
Stay at Cob Cottage Company, Coquille Oregon
PROJECT LOCATION: Commute five days a week to nearby Project Location
STARTING DATE: August 14, 2021
ENDING DATE: October 8th, 2021 END OF PROJECT
October 9th & 10 th CERTIFICATION & CELEBRATION!!!
INSTRUCTORS: Project leaders Derek Shaffer and Will Frost with Master Cob Builder mentors, ALLIE Maggio, Linda and Ianto Evans, Betty Seaman and others.
1. Practice your skills and build your second Start to finish Fireproof Cob House.
2. Design and build a prototype fireproof shelter to protect valuables, humans and animals in case of not being able to evacuate in wildfire. A controlled and documented fire test will be performed in rainy season.
TUITION: $ 5,000.00
20% discount if paid in full by May 15, 2021
Apprentices successfully fully completing parts one and two will be invited to join CCC professional ( paid ) building team for 2022, leading new apprentices for projects in Fire prone areas of Big Sur California.
FOR REGISTRATION PROCEDURE, PAYMENT AND FUTHER QUESTIONS CALL LINDA OR MELNDA MONDAY, WEDNESDAY , FRIDAY 10:00- 2:00 PACIFIC TIME AT
541- 551-1900 (cell) or 541-396-1825 (landline)