Workshops

We share knowledge to teach practical skills to people who want to apply Natural Building to their lives. We are the senior resource on Natural Building in North America. Each day includes demonstrations and hands-on learning on real buildings with discussions, slides and lectures. Expect long days of hard work, wholesome food, peaceful scenery, and high satisfaction. We offer a wide variety of trainings in Natural Building. Phone us for help choosing the workshop that suits you best.

Notes:

  • Phone to pre-enroll before sending money. Best time to call is between 10 am and 2 pm PST Monday, Wednesday and Friday. Enroll early for a discount and before the courses fill up!
    (541)396-1825
  • Discounts---10% for FULL payment 90 days in advance, except apprenticeships; plus 10% discount for family and friends coming together; and 50% for people 6 to 15 years old. Alumni receive a 20% discount if paid 90 days in advance! Local residents in Coos/Curry Counties please contact us for local discounts. Withdrawals within 10 days of beginning of workshop may forfeit their enrollment fee.
  • Balance is due 30 days prior to the workshop start date.
  • Most workshop fees include all meals. Ask about accommodations when you call.
  • The schedule of workshops may continue to list some courses after their completion date to show what courses were taught this year, their price, and location, since this may be of interest to people who are waiting for next year's schedule to be posted.
  • The bulk of the schedule for any year is generally posted by early January, though some workshops will be posted before then.
  • Expect some changes in the schedule; check this page periodically for new additions, deletions, or date changes.

You may also wish to visit our Affiliate Workshops page. Which lists other workshops taught by people associated with Cob Cottage Company.

ON SITE WORKSHOPS AT COB COTTAGE COMPANY, COQUILLE, OREGON

Title Start Date End Date Location Cost Instructors
Cob: Short and Sweet in 5 Days Jul 4 2014 Jul 8 2014 Coquille, OR $660 TBA
COB, BaleCob, Strawbale, LSC Building Extravaganza! Jul 18 2014 Jul 27 2014 Bandon/Coquille, OR $880 Bernhard Masterson & Rebekah Lesher
Complete Cob at the Source! Aug 1 2014 Aug 10 2014 Coquille, OR $880 Allie Maggio & Others
Complete Cob at the Source! Sep 5 2014 Sep 14 2014 Coquille, OR $880 Pedro Cenzontle, Dave Gonzales & Allie Maggio

OFFSITE COB COTTAGE COMPANY WORSKHOPS

Title Start Date End Date Location Cost Instructors
Complete Cob at Deck Family Farm Jul 11 2014 Jul 20 2014 Junction City, OR $880 Allie Maggio
A Complete Cob Cottage Start to Finish! Jul 11 2014 Jul 20 2014 Point Arena, CA $880 Kirk Mobert & Bryan Burnowski
A Strawbale and Cob Sauna! Jul 19 2014 Aug 1 2014 Oxford, MI $1450 less discounts Deanne Bednar, Chris McClellan, Christina Ott
Natural Plasters and Finishes Jul 25 2014 Jul 27 2014 Point Arena, CA $240 Kirk Mobert & Bryan Burnowski
Lime Fresco: Mexican Tradition in Modern Application Sep 15 2014 Sep 16 2014 Bandon, OR $250*less Disc. Pedro Cenzontle and Dave Gonzales
Lime Fresco: Mexican Tradition in Modern Application Sep 19 2014 Sep 21 2014 Point Arena, CA $260 Pedro Cenzontle and Dave Gonzales
Complete Cob: Greenhouse and Cottage in Yosemite! Sep 26 2014 Oct 5 2014 Yosemite, CA $880 David Gonzales & Pedro Cenzontle