It’s the day after Halloween.  You’ve raised the DEAD, now raise a ROOF.

On November 1st and 2nd (Sat and Sun), the Human Path HOBBIT HOUSE is getting a roof and we’re inviting YOU to come out to learn how we’re doing it, help us build it and hang out with cool people.

To RSVP, visit the Meetup Page.

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If you’ve always wondered how to build a roof with a reciprocating or center point roof style…this is the place to get instruction and hands-on experience using all natural Ashe Juniper (cedar) logs.  No books or videos here…just in-person, hands-on learning.  Anyone can come and although it’s free, we hope you’ll donate $10 towards the breakfast and lunch we’ll have for you.

A perma-home-blitz is a hands-on workshop designed to help build a natural, sustainable home while teaching others how to do the same.

This event needs volunteers to make this dream happen. Come out to learn how to build a Hobbit Home and get some instructional and hands-on in how to build two different roof styles (center point and reciprocating).

David Prickett, Manager of The Human Path EcoVillage will be heading this Perma-home-blitz and sharing his brand of sustainable housing with you. Special guest instructor/ speaker Jason Shrader, a local permaculture/ sustainable builder will also be presenting.  Make sure you register soon.

Register NOW, because we want to make sure and plan our food needs accurately.  We have room for a maximum of 20 people, although we will be having future “Perma-home-blitzes” as well to build the straw-bale perimeter walls and the cob inner walls (including a glass bottle shower!)  If you commit, please make sure and be there as we are anticipating having a lot more interest in this even than we have room for.  Ok…so here’s is a picture of the Hobbit House design and what we will be doing on Nov. 1st and 2nd.

 

**BYOH > Bring your own hobbit!

Saturday

8:00am – Arrive/ Breakfast/ Coffee/ Sign-in

8:30am  – Hobbit Home Site Tour / Home Design review

9:00am – “How To Build a Hobbit House Center Point Roof” instructional (great time to take notes)

9:30am – 1st Phase Roof-Raising Plan review and work assignments (Oval)

10:00am to 5pm – 1st Phase Roof-Raising:  Erecting 22 natural log roof rafters on the Oval (main) portion of the house in center point fashion, securing them to the center post platform disc.

5pm – Clean-up and review of tomorrow’s Phase 2 Roof-Raising

TENT CAMPING AVAILABLE on-site for anyone wishing to stay the night

Sunday

9:00am – Arrive/ Breakfast/ Coffee/ Sign-in

9:30am – “How to Build a Hobbit House Reciprocating Roof” instructional (great time to take notes)

10:00am – 2nd Phase Roof-Raising Plan review and work assignments (Circle)

10:30am – 5pm – 2nd Phase Roof-Raising:  Erecting 14 natural log roof rafters on the circular (bedroom) portion of the house in reciprocating fashion (layered) and securing them to each other.

5pm – Clean-up and Admiration

 

To RSVP, visit the Meetup Page.