When: Friday evening to Sunday afternoon, August 21-23, 2009
Where: near Snohomish, WA at Wise Earth Ecological Landtrust (WEEL). Directions and address provided with course registration.
What: "Rocket Stoves" are super-efficient, wood-burning heaters. They use a fraction of the wood required by a woodstove, and provide steady, comfortable heat just where you need it.
Registration form in Word (2003)
Registration form in Adobe
Join us for 3 days of hands-on fun!
At the end of this workshop, you will have all the skills you need to build a Pocket Rocket or Rocket Mass Heater from available materials.
Recommended Reading: Rocket Mass Heaters, Superefficient Woodstoves YOU Can Build! by Ianto Evans and Leslie Jackson. Available at www.rocketstoves.com, or by mail-order from Cob Cottage Company, Coquille OR. See also the great summary at the richsoil.com Rocket Stove Mass Heater page (includes videos!) and the permies.com rocket stove discussions.
Ernie Wisner is a builder, mariner, forest-fire fighter, and veteran instructor with Cob Cottage Company, TrackersNW, and Portland's Village Building Convergence.
Erica Wisner is a freelance writer, artist, and science educator who has worked with OMSI, Cascadia Wild, and The City Repair Project.
As a team we entertain the brain, satisfy the senses, get your body moving, and foster creativity, understanding, and confidence.
Fees: $195.00 if registered by August 2nd, $225.00 after; $10.00 discount for WEEL residents or past WEEL workshop participants.
Contact: Jocelyn Campbell, firstname.lastname@example.org, 206.779.3707.
Instructors Ernie and Erica Wisner
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