Rocket Oven Workshop Led by Ray Cirino

Rocket Oven Workshop Led by Ray Cirino

We're happy to announce that Ray Cirino will be holding a Rocket Oven Workshop at one of our recently completed projects, where you can see a standard kidney shaped pool converted into a natural chlorine free oasis. The workshop is from Saturday February 19-Sunday March 6 and costs $200 or individual workshops are $40 per day. You must RSVP to attend this workshop. Please contact Work trades and student scholarships available.

The New Rocket Oven Workshop
What: A start to finish workshop series that will teach you the mechanics of rockets stoves, basics of oven construction, cob building, and earthen plastering. We will complete the series by firing up the rocket oven and having a pizza party. When: Series of 6 workshops starting Sat. Feb 19 - Sun. March 6. Pizza party and firing party on March 19 available for free to all students.

Sat. Feb. 19, 1:00 – 5:00 pm
Orientation and foundation prep

Sunday Feb. 20, 10:00 – 5:00 pm
Foundation building and cob basics

Monday Feb. 21, 10:00 – 5:00 pm
Basic cob and stone construction

Saturday Feb. 26, 10:00 – 5:00 pm
Cob dome and steam insert

Sunday Feb. 27, 10:00 - 5 pm.
Rocket stove details and cob finishing

Sunday March 6, 10:00 – 5:00
Earth Plaster and installation or artistic details

Saturday March 19, 4 pm.
Rocket Oven Firing and Pizza Party - We will all make and bake our own pizzas in the new rocket oven!

Where: North Hollywood

Why: The latest in cob oven innovations with the challenge of building a CO2 free system using steam and the dynamic shapes in the exhaust flow. The goal is to gather data to use on future fireplaces, ovens, and retrofit existing to help keep our atmosphere clean. of a new way to burn wood that saves hardwood trees and burns only waste wood.

Who: Inventor Ray Cirino will put you on the path sustainability and fun times, with thirty six years of building and creating hands on products using the largest waste stream in the world, Cirino will give you the knowledge, skills and resources to build your oven start to finish and teach you a new way to construct your own rocket oven that that burns hotter faster, cleaner and uses less wood.

Entire workshop series, 6 sessions $200
Individual workshops $40 per day


Event Time: 
02/19/2011 - 1:00pm