Fw: Women's Building Workshop
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Fri Sep 14 17:24:16 EDT 2001
----- Original Message -----
From: janell kapoor <janellv at hotmail.com>
Sent: Friday, September 14, 2001 10:23 PM
Subject: Women's Building Workshop
> Please post or pass this onto interested women, relevant calenders & email
> listserves. If you are interested in attending this workshop be in touch
> soon as we are filling up quickly. Thank you for sharing the word around.
> WOMEN'S 10 DAY COURSE ON CARPENTRY, CONSTRUCTION & THE DESIGNING OF SMALL
> DWELLINGS: A hands-on intensive for women who have never built before or who
> want to learn more.
> October 5-14, 2001
> Asheville, NC
> Instructors: Jessica Kirby, Carol Stangler & Janell Kapoor
> Join a circle of women at an 80 acre camp in the beautiful Blue Ridge
> Mountians. Together we will be building a greenhouse/garden cabin with
> living roof from start to finish. Through this hands-on experience you will
> learn how to:
> *construct foundation, frame, floor, roof, wall & stair systems
> *build & install windows & doors (including arched doorways)
> *design, lay-out & site selection for passive solar dwellings
> *work with different kinds of wood
> *use bamboo including harvesting, preserving & joining techniques
> *basics of other natural building techniques
> *choose appropriate materials for your building project
> *tool use, maintenance & more!!!
> Enjoy 10 days of building, demonstrations, lectures, slideshows, swimming,
> sharing & fun. No experience is necessary. Sliding scale $795-$495 includes
> delicious organic vegetarian meals, camping & tuition. Some partial barter
> is available. Early registration is encouraged.
> TO REGISTER: Send a $300 deposit to Janell Kapoor, 80 1/2 Cumberland Ave.,
> Asheville, NC 28801. When we receive your registration we will send you more
> details with directions.
> FOR MORE INFORMATION: Call 828.252.7701, email janell at kleiwerks.com, visit
> other upcoming workshop open to women & men:
> 10 DAY NATURAL BUILDING WORKSHOP IN THAILAND-
> COB, STRAWCLAY, BAMBOO & LIVING ROOF
> Dec. or Jan.; date details TBA
> Fee: $600 (includes delicious Thai meals, camping & tuition)
> Wongsanit Ashram, near Bangkok, Thailand
> We'll be building a small meditation space.
> Space for non-Thai is limited so register early.
> SPONSORED BY:
> KLEIWERKS NATURAL BUILDING COMPANY
> VISIT US AT WWW.KLEIWERKS.COM
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