TWO DAY INTRODUCTION TO SMALL-HOLDER CONSTRUCTION
Join us at our cortijo above the spa village of Lanjaron in the picturesque Alpujarra, for a two day practical introduction to the basic construction methods used on a small-holding. The course is practical and hands-on and will introduce to you the basic construction techniques that will allow you to carry out simple construction without always calling in the experts.
Each day starts at 9.30am and finishes at 5pm, the course includes all refreshments, course equipment and notes. All you need bring are a sturdy pair of shoes, an open mind and willing hands.
09.30-10.00 Introduction to Small-Holder Construction
10.00-11.15 Dry-stonewalling – basic principles
11.30-13.15 Dry-stonewalling – practical
14.00-15.30 Introduction to Cement & Concrete
15.45-16.45 Foundations – practical
09.30-10.00 Introduction to alternative building materials – cane, straw, wood
10.00-11.15 Brick & Block walling - practical
11.15- 11.30 TEA
11.30-13.15 Brick & Block walling –practical
14.00-15.30 Adobe work – practical
15.45-16.45 Small-Holder Maintenance