Tue, Dec 07|
Rammed Earth - V&L
Join us in this Rammed Earth Volunteer & Learn opportunity, have some fun and make some friends.
Time & Location
Dec 07, 2021, 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM
Tucson, 3001 N Cardi Ave, Tucson, AZ 85716, USA
About the event
Rammed Earth we have been waiting for all year! Steve & Maud Grater are building a much needed yard wall with Rammed Earth & Gabion (metal mesh & rock) sections and need your help. Join us in building this most complicated RE build. It includes a curved wall, a vertical curve, 4 colors, roto tiller mixing, pneumatic tamping, Symons forms, custom curved metal forms, etc. At least it is close to home at Ft. Lowell & Country Club.
8am - Morning Stretch w/ the Happy Tampers
8:30am - First mix
9am - 12pm - Mix & Tamp
12:30pm- 4pm - Mix & Tamp. water provided throughout the day.
This is a Volunteer & Learn opportunity which is a tuition free program offering. V&L programs are a hands on experiance without much time for question & answer. Progress must be made each day which leaves little time to answer all of everyones questions. Lunch time may provide some time for Q&A. If you would like a more comprehensive experience please consider our workshop offerings. Our workshops are tuition based and will get far into the twigs of the subject.
Instructors: Ray Clamons of NBW leads this session. With support from Jake Ginsburg of Aquagreen Go Urban Farm, Owner, Steve & Maud Grater and the NBW crew.
Upon arival please find a reasonable place to park and join the group. Lunch and beverages will be provided.
Rammed Earth mixing & Tamping