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Los Angeles Adobe Making Workshops - May 9th and 16th REGISTER NOW >
Join adobeisnotsoftware in Los Angeles's Westchester neighborhood for two free Saturday adobe brick making workshops! In cooperation with Environmental Change-Making and the Los Angeles Bread Bakers, we will be making adobe bricks for Westchester's first community oven! Learn More >
Los Angeles Horno (Earthen Oven) Workshop - June 6,7,13,14
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Join adobeisnotsoftware in this 4-day hands-on workshop this June, and learn how to make your own earthen oven! You will leave the class with the knowledge necessary to build an oven of your own, with materials that you may already have in your yard.
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Los Angeles Interior Earthen Plaster Class
May 1, 2014
Earthen plasters are a great way to finish just about any wall substrate in the home. They create a soft, natural and breathable final plaster layer which regulates humidity, smells and sound in the room. This May, Kurt Gardella returns to California for a one-day intensive workshop to teach you how to finish your existing wall substrate
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Joshua Tree Earthen Oven Class
March 8-10, 2013
Earthen ovens are inexpensive to build, fun to use, and provide a baking environment impossible to recreate in the kitchen. This Spring, Kurt Gardella returns to California for three days to teach you how to make your own earthen oven.
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Los Angeles Earthen Oven Class
May 25–27, 2012
Earthen ovens are inexpensive to build, fun to use, and provide a baking environment impossible to recreate in the kitchen. This May, Kurt Gardella returns to California for three days to teach you how to make your own earthen oven...
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Landers Earthern Finishes Class
March 2–4, 2012



Landers Adobe Basics Class
November 5–6, 2011




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AiNS offers periodic classes and lectures in Southern Californiacovering a variety of adobe related topics, including:

Introduction to Earthen Architecture
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Adobe Basics (Intensive)
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Hornos and Earthen Ovens
Attendees will leave the class with the knowledge necessary to built an oven of their own, with materials that you may already have in your yard.

The class is suitable for bakers, building professionals and do-it-your-selfers, and is a great introduction to adobe construction and earthen plasters covered in more depth in
adobeisnotsoftware’s other classes.

Exterior Earthen Finishes
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Interior Earthen Finishes
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Making Adobe Bricks
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