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Uncle Mud Rocket Mass Heater Workshop, Marshall NC, August 23-25 2019

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Learn to Build your own Rocket Mass Heater from Clay and Junk
Super Efficient DIY Wood Stove
Three Day Complete Hands-On Workshop
August 23-25 2019
Marshall NC, USA

Come get muddy with us August 23-25 near Asheville, NC for a full Rocket Mass Heater build with cob thermal battery bench.

Uncle Mud Here,

This type of stove cut my Cleveland Ohio fuel bill from almost $1000 some months to less than $100 per year for wood scraps from the local flooring mill.

In this hands-on workshop we will share the know-how and confidence to build your own out of junk metal and sandy clay mud from your own back yard.

We will be constructing a complete Rocket Mass Heater with cob mass bench at the earthbag homestead of Craig Hastings . This will be an intensive workshop led by, me, Uncle Mud (a.k.a. Chris McClellan) and my fearless sidekicks including you. Learning will be hands-on so come prepared to get muddy. Participants will get to try their hands with various hand and power tools for metal cutting and cob sculpting.

We will also be demonstrating the new CottageRocket design for small spaces and workshops and greenhouses where a large cob bench isn't going to be a good idea.

Thursday August 22nd 6pm Come early for Potluck. Set up your camp and join us for music around the fire.

Friday August 23rd
9 am Introductions, Tour of the homestead
10:30 am Making cob
12 noon Cleanup
12:30 Lunch, jump in the creek
2 pm Fire Science - How Rocket Heaters work
3 pm Build
6 pm Cleanup
6:30 Pizza in the cob oven

8 am Breakfast
9 am Check-in
9:30 Build
12 noon Cleanup
12:30 Lunch, nap
2 pm Build
6 pm Cleanup
6:30 Dinner
8 pm Rocket Mass Heaters I Have Met: Uncle Mud will moderate a discussion about Rocket Mass Heaters, Fire, and Cob.


9 am Breakfast
10 am Checkin
10:30 Build
12 noon Cleanup
12:30 Lunch, nap
2 pm Build
6 pm Cleanup

To register please click on the link below.

Rocket Heater Workshop

For more info please email info@unclemud.com or call 440-221-6609

Each participant will receive RMH Diagrams & Instructions to take home. Books and DVDs will be available.

Healthy vegetarian friendly meals, camping space and showers provided.

Note: If you can't come until Friday night or Saturday don't let that stop you, we will catch you up.

Cost: $250 per person

If you really want to get your mud fix you can come early. On Wed-Thurs August 21-22nd Craig's neighbor Morgan Caraway will be offering a pizza oven workshop with Uncle Mud for $100. If you sign up for both workshops you can save $25 off of each.

Pizza Oven Workshop

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Excited about both of these! I got to watch Chris' rocket stove presentation at the Asheville Mother Earth News Fair and it was packed with great info. Hope to see some of y'all at both workshops.
A timing clock, fuse wire, high explosives and a tiny ad:
One million tiny ads for $25
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