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.         Details:

  • 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 discounts and before the courses fill up!
  • Call (541)396-1825 for onsite workshops in Coquille.  For all other off-site workshops please call the host directly to register or ask any questions about those workshops. Contact information for off-site workshops is included in the description text of each workshop.
  • Discounts for ON-SITE WORKSHOP ONLY:  5 day workshop $120 discount if paid 60 days in advance and 9 day workshop $200 discount if paid 90 days in advance. DISCOUNTS ONLY APPLY TO WORKSHOPS AT COB COTTAGE COQUILLE SITE - Contact the host for off-site workshop to see if any additional discounts may apply or carefully read the workshop descriptions for more information.
  • Receive a 10% finders fee for each person you sign up for an on-site workshop (ie. sign up 2 people and receive 20% off; 5 people 50% off your tuition!)
  • A deposit of 50% of the tuition fee is required to hold your space in a workshop.  Full Balance is due 30 days prior to the workshop start date. Cancellations made 30 days or less prior to a workshop forfeit deposits except in the case of personal catastrophe.
  • Most workshop fees include all meals and camping onsite, unless otherwise noted.

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


Title Start Date End Date Location Cost Instructors
Condensed Cob in 5 Days Jul 1 2015 Jul 5 2015 Coquille, OR $760 TBA
COB, BaleCob, Strawbale, LSC Building & REMODELING! Jul 10 2015 Jul 19 2015 Bandon&Coquille, OR $880* Bernhard Masterson and Rebekah Lesher
WORKPARTY!!! Jul 19 2015 Jun 25 2015 Coquille, OR $100 / $0 CCC Residents
Complete Cob at the Source! Jul 31 2015 Aug 9 2015 Coquille, OR $1,140 TBA
Completing your Cob Cottage Sep 21 2015 Sep 29 2015 Coquille, OR TBA
Pyromania! Rocket Mass Heaters Oct 2 2015 Oct 4 2015 Coquille, OR $320 TBA


Title Start Date End Date Location Cost Instructors
A Complete Cob Cottage Start to Finish! Jul 17 2015 Jul 26 2015 Point Arena, CA $880 Kirk Mobert & Bryan Burnowski
Cob & Strawbale 4 Day Event Jul 24 2015 Jul 27 2015 Accord, NY $440 Shawn King
Complete Cob Start to Finish Aug 14 2015 Aug 23 2015 Point Arena, CA $880 Kirk Mobert & Bryan Burnowski
Natural Plasters and Finishes Aug 28 2015 Aug 30 2015 Point Arena, CA $260 Kirk Mobert & Bryan Burnowski