Monday, June 22, 2009

土壁 (Earth Plaster) ワークショップ

北海道の東川町で 土壁ワークショップ & パーティスケジュール
(scroll down for the English version of this post)


9月5日(土)~6日(日) 午前9時から午後5時まで
・ どちらの日もポットラックランチ

・ どちらの日もポットラックランチ

・ 9月19日から23日(5連休)
・ 初日9月19日はお昼の12時開始
・ 最終日9月23日はお昼12時に終了
・ 毎日ポットラックランチ
・ 外壁は仕上げの「ファイナルコート」
・ 内壁は1回目の「スクラッチコート」
・ ストローベイルハウスの概観(ストローベイルのこと,電気のこと,水道のこと,床のことなど全てにわたってふれます)
・ 装飾的なニッチ,棚,窓の周りの仕上げ
・ どのようにこの家を建ててきたか,そして最終仕上げの工程はどうなるのか,説明します

10月3日(土)~4日(日) 午前9時から午後5時まで
・ どちらの日もポットラックランチ

・ 未定

・ 11月14日(土)(わたくし,TOBYの40歳の誕生日)
・ お昼12時ごろから~?(寝袋などを持って来てお泊まり下さい!!)
・ ビール
・ 日本酒
・ ゲーム
・ 音楽
・ 楽しいこと がありますよ!! 

Plaster Workshop & Party Schedule in Higashikawa, Hokkaido

For both the exterior and interior plastering of the walls, there will be 3 coats. The first coat is called the, “scratch coat”, the second is called the, “fill coat” and the third is the, “final coat”. Each workshop must be discussed with all parties and planned out so there is ample time not only for the drying of each coat, but also for things like electrical, plumbing, custom shelving, countertops, installing appliances and so on. With all that said, our schedule of plaster workshops that we will be hosting is listed below. We are especially excited about the 4th workshop that will be an “all mighty” (comprehensive) workshop which will include an exterior phase, an interior phase, a summary of everything to date and also some custom wall work as we make and apply niches, custom shelving and so on. Of course, there is always a chance of a problem arising and the need to postpone a workshop. However, we will do our very best to stick to this schedule. If anything changes, we’ll let you know ASAP so you can attempt to change your schedule. Without further ado, here is the schedule. Please RSVP to to which workshop(s) you would like to attend and we will send you more information.

Exterior Plaster Workshop #1 (“Scratch Coat”)

September 5th~6th(Sat-Sun), Times: 9:00am ~ 5:00pm
• Potluck lunch on both days

Exterior Plaster Workshop #2 (“Fill Coat”)

September 11th & 12th (Friday~Sat), Times: 9:00am ~ 5:00pm
• Potluck lunch on both days

“All Mighty” (Comprehensive) Workshop (Exterior Plaster Workshop #3 and Interior Plaster Workshop #1…..and MORE)

• September 19th ~ 23rd (5 day holiday)
• September 19th, start at 12:00pm (Noon)
• September 23rd, finish at 12:00pm (Noon)
• Potluck lunch every day.
• “Final Coat” of earth plaster on the exterior.
• “Scratch Coat” of earth plaster on the interior.
• Overview of a straw bale house (all the stages up until the present, the straw bales, electrical issues, plumbing issues, flooring, roofing, etc)
• Using art as we build custom niches, custom shelving and window sills.
• Explain and do a comprehensive summary of how the house build will be completed over the next few months.

Interior Plaster Workshop #2 (“Fill Coat”)

October 3rd ~ 4th, Times: 9:00am ~ 5:00pm
• Potluck lunch on both days

Interior Plaster Workshop #3 (“Final Coat”)

*TBD (To Be Determined)

Open House PARTY

• November 14th (Toby’s 40th Birthday)
• Times: 12:00pm (Noon) ~ ? (bring sleeping bag and stay over!!)
• Beer
• Sake
• Games
• Music
• Fun!!

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