Building with Mud: An Introduction to Cob – July 8


Advance Registration Sold Out

Hosted by Uncle Mud and Family

Wednesday, July 8, 3 p.m. CDT (Note: The time is CENTRAL. Please plan accordingly.)

Want to attend this webinar for free? Purchase The Cob Builders Handbook by Monday, July 6, and you will automatically be registered to attend!

Jump into the virtual “mud pit” with Uncle Mud and Family as they show you how to turn the sandy clay soil in your backyard into the world’s oldest (and most fun) building material. They’ll take you through the process, from locating and testing soil to mixing (with feet AND power tools) to building and finishing. They’ll also discuss foundation and roof options, and they’ll take you on a tour of some of the cob buildings, rocket heaters, and pizza ovens they’ve built. Participants will be able to submit questions before and during the workshop. Additionally, the first five people who register will have the option to mail us a box of their subsoil to test during the event.

This 90-minute webinar is an opportunity to interact with some of the country’s leading authorities on building with cob. On Tuesday, July 7, you’ll receive an email invitation with instructions on how to join the webinar, which is being hosted through Zoom. This email will also include a special “Uncle Mud Cheat Sheet” for testing your own building mud. Note: An internet connection is required along with the Zoom app. Participants won’t have their cameras enabled, but you’ll be able to view the host and participate in the Q&A. More information on Zoom webinars can be found by clicking the link at the bottom of this description. If you’ve never participated in a Zoom meeting or webinar, we strongly recommend that you read over the tutorial before this event.

About the host: Uncle Mud (aka Chris McClellan) raises free-range, organic children in suburban Ohio. He uses natural building as his soapbox to preach self-reliance and community empowerment. He can be found anywhere there’s mud to play in.

CLICK HERE to learn more about how to participate in Zoom webinars.