Tuesday, September 22, 2009

Visit Craig Sommers' Smithville Cob Cottage, Saturday October 10, 2009

From Austin's Design Build Live:
This is a great opportunity to see, touch and be inside of a local cob cottage. This home was built for Barefoot Builder co-founder Craig Sommers during their 2008 Owner-Builder workshop. During this site visit you will see:

◊ A two story cob cottage
◊ Passive solar design features
◊ Rainwater harvesting system
◊ Conversion to solar energy in process

Donation: $10 (children accompanied by an adult are free)

Registration required. To register, click HERE.

If you don’t already have a DBL account, you will be asked to create an account. Once you have created an account and are logged in, select “Current Events” from the “What would you like to do?” pull down menu.
Craig will also be hosting two workshops in the near future:
Cob Owner-Builder – October 22 – 29
Cob Oven – November 1
Visit the Barefoot Builder website for details.
The cottage is in Smithville which is southeast of Bastrop on the road to La Grange.

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