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Straw Bale Building Course

$660.00

3 Day Straw Bale Building Course

Product Description

3 day Straw Bale building course
You will cover:
–      design issues for straw bale construction
–      foundation & footing considerations
–      framing options
–      load bearing and hybrid techniques
–      bale stacking, compression & tensioning
–      door & window openings
–      straw bale specific detailing
–      wet room design and considerations
–      allowance for electrical & plumbing services
–      rendering materials and techniques
–      installation of bottom plate system
–      stacking bales  for ‘on edge’ & ‘flat bales’
–      making half and custom sized bales
–      installing timber frames for openings
–      installing top plates
–      compressing and stitching bale walls
–      clay and lime rendering