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Steen workshop: Weather-Resistant Exterior Plasters with Clay & Lime, Phoenix

16 Jan 2022 9:44 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

Weather-Resistant Exterior Plasters with Clay and Lime workshop in Phoenix, AZ

This 3-day course replaces a previously arranged straw bale building workshop scheduled for this same time that has been moved to a future date in November. 

Taught by Athena and Bill Steen, this workshop will focus on stabilizing clay plasters for use as an exterior finish. We will explore a variety of ingredients that can be added or applied to help clay resist water. Lime plaster will also be covered to a lesser extent. The course will cover theory and mixes with plenty of hands-on opportunities for all participants. 

Existing exterior strawbale walls plastered with a clay base-coat will be finish plastered during the course. Different methods and techniques will be used on various walls around the two existing buildings.

This workshop will be held Friday March 4- Sunday, March 6, 2022. The cost for the plaster workshop is $375 which includes meals, materials, and instruction by the amazing Steens.

To register, contact Susan Ontiveros at 602 561-9621 or email her: susanontiveros424@gmail.com

CASBA is fiscally sponsored by the Tides Center, a 501(c) (3) non-profit organization.

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