Kevin McCabe

COB BUILDING SPECIALIST

Workshops

Earth Flooring Course

4th March 2017 9:30 am

A full day course at Dingle Dell. I will be running this course myself – we will be covering suitable mixes and laying techniques for a clay based beautifully finished floor.   The cost of this course is £100 + Vat (£120) to include lunch and a short tour of Dingle Dell. You need to pay in full in advance to reserve your place – space will be limited to a maximum of 8 people.

Tour of zero carbon Dingle Dell with Kevin McCabe

1st April 2017 10:00 am

Saturday 1 April 2017    10.00 – 12.00

Join us on a two hour tour of Dingle Dell, led by Kevin McCabe, to see progress so far on this amazing cob build as shown on Grand Designs.

This is a wonderful opportunity to see the skeleton of the cob building, during first and second fix stages of completion, and understand the network of ventilation, plumbing, electrics and technologies involved in this unique and zero carbon building.

A great chance to gain inspiration and ask a question or two!

 

 

£40 plus VAT (£48) each

 

 

This tour will only run with a minimum of 4 people –  maximum of 8.

 

Lime and Clay Plastering course - Surface Finishes

22nd April 2017 9:30 am

A full day course at Dingle Dell. I’ll be running this course myself, which will include mixing and laying on Clay/lime plaster, Lime skim coat, Lime render and Lime wash. The cost of this course is £100 + VAT, (£120) to include lunch and a short tour of Dingle Dell. You need to pay in full in advance to reserve your place – space will be limited to a maximum of 8 people.

Cob Building

20th May 2017 9:30 am

Come join us for a full day on Saturday 20 May 2017 at Dingle Dell. I will cover all aspects of building in new cob, including choosing the correct soil and making adjustments to what you have available as necessary, different methods of mixing including by foot and by machine, actual building up of a lift of cob as well as paring some I made earlier. I will be teaching the course myself so should be able to answer any questions you may have regarding any project of your own. The cost is £100 + VAT, (£120) which includes a light lunch and a short tour of Dingle Dell. You need to pay in full in advance to reserve your place – space will be limited to a maximum of 8 people.