PCC Newberg Center

Location

135 Werth Blvd
Newberg
,
Oregon
97132
,
US

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Past Events

Thursday
Aug
18
2016
Thursday, August 18, 2016 at noon through Saturday, October 15, 2016 at noon
noon through Saturday, October 15 at noon
Would you like to learn how to: Mix local soil, sand, and straw to make cob? Use traditional earthen construction techniques? Build durable walls from cob? Witness a building design inspired by wet and windy Wales. Join our volunteer project to create a beautiful cob building for the Learning Garden! Weekly work parties led by natural building instructor, Bernhard Masterson. Come learn new skills and make new friends this summer! Where: PCC Newberg Center located at 135 Werth Blvd, Newberg OR 97132 When: check our calendar at: https://sites.google.com/site/newberggarden/ Questions: newberggarden@gmail.com We look forward to seeing you and be sure to bring snacks and water bottles! Bernhard’s instructor bio: Bernhard Masterson is a consummate natural builder who fuses a deep commitment to sustainable systems and a rich sense of aesthetics to create unique structures. Trained as a sculptor and educator Bernhard has focused on natural building since 2002. He integrates straw-bale, cob, slip-straw and other techniques to build cottages, studios, rocket mass heaters, earth ovens and Rumford fireplaces. Bernhard is a positive and insightful teacher who derives deep satisfaction from empowering others to pursue their visions.