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[Cob] Please join us for another "It's Just Mud" building bee in western Washington!

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Mon Jul 7 12:01:32 CDT 2008

Where: Stanwood, Washington (halfway between Seattle and Bellingham)

When: Saturday, July 19, from 10:00 a.m. until folks get sick of looking 
at us. :)

What you should bring: Gloves, rubber boots or water shoes (if you have 
sensitive feet), a hat if it's hot and sunny, and copious enthusiasm. 
Extra shovels, levels, assorted tools are helpful but not required.

What we'll provide: Lots of cold drinking water, a simple-but-tasty 
vegetarian lunch (not vegan, sorry), tarps, a little bit of cob 
know-how, and a sense of humor. We don't plan to cater to dietary needs, 
so if in doubt, bring your own.

What you'll get out of it: The (very) basics of cob, the aforementioned 
free lunch, good company, the gratitude of fellow natural builders. 
You'll also have the opportunity to peruse our collection of natural 
building books (of which we have many).

What we'll be building: We’ll be continuing work on our 113 square foot 
round shed with a mixture of cordwood and cob. We'll install lots of 
"bottle ends” and glass block. The shed will include a cob bench with 
storage niches beneath, several shelves in several sizes and of several 
materials, and other stuff we haven't thought of yet.

We do ask that you RSVP, especially if you're planning to have lunch. We 
want to make sure there will be enough food, tarps, water, and space for 
everyone. Feel free to bring the kids, but please remember this is a 
construction area with lots of nice, sharp tools lying around.

Oh, and in case you think we’re flakes who knows nothing about cob, 
here's our résumé (you'll get to "meet" it if you're able to attend):

Hope to see you here!

Brina & Darin