Getting hands-on with peter-post making

With the Sheltermaker Tour nicely underway it got a mention in today’s Irish Times …

Thursday March 14th 7.30pm West Wing 9, University College Cork – in the centre of campus, just off the quad. ‘EcoBuilding On A Shoestring’

The Cahir Workshop last weekend was a real buzz!

Here’s a few pics from the gig …

Gerard Greene of Greene Natural Paints demonstrates the art of natural paintmaking at the EconoSpaceMaking Workshop in Cahir

Willie shows how easy and fun the wall raising can be!

Workshop participants Rachael & Stella display the mood at the gig

The framing erected


If you haven’t been to one of the Sheltermaker gigs yet now’s your chance!

Friday March 15th Sheelagh na Gig bookshop, Cloughjordan Co. Tipperary ‘The Sheltermaker’s Manual’ Launch

Saturday March 16th Eco-Building On A Shoestring 1-day intensive Workshop, Cloughjordan, Co. Tipperary

Thursday, March 21st, 8pm, Community Centre, Leitrim Village, Co. Leitrim ‘Eco-Building On A Shoestring’

Friday March 22nd Gyreum Eco Lodge, Castlebaldwin, Co. Sligo, 7.30pm Evening Talk/Presentation ‘Awakening Our Sheltermaker Genes’

Sat/Sun March 23rd/24th Gyreum Eco Lodge, Castlebaldwin, Co. Sligo 2-day EconoSpaceMaking Hands-on Workshop

Saturday March 30th Eco-Building on a Shoestring & Dream Home Workshops, Duncormick, Co.Wexford

Wednesday April 3rd Inchicore, Dublin, 7.30pm Evening Talk/Presentation ‘Invisible Architecture’

Sat/Sun April 6th/7th EconoSpaceMaking, 2-day Hands-on Workshop, Inchicore, Dublin

Monday April 8th 7pm, Kildare Steiner School, Dunlavin, Co. Kildare ‘Eco-building On A Shoestring’

Tuesday April 9th at 7pm, Portlaois Golf Club, Portlaois, Co. Laois – in association with LEAF – ‘Eco-building on a Shoestring’

Sheltermaker demonstrates the principles of passive solar design at the Clonmel gig

Sheltermaker channels intention into the evolving frame

A peter-post connects with a floor beam