Tuesday, June 7, 2011

Work Weekend: No Longer an Oxymoron

Many thanks to the volunteers who gave their time and energy to the Spruce Knob Mountain Center this past weekend. With ten volunteers and four staff members, we were able to resurface one of our dormitories from start to finish.

The stucco on the Mud Hut was beginning to crumble, so we tore it and the insulation beneath away to expose the rammed earth wall. Then we resurfaced the building with a lime-based plaster which will (in theory) hold up better.

Many of our volunteers worked from can't see to can't see to get the job done.

The building is still tarped, to protect it from too much sunlight while the plaster finishes drying, but before and after photos will be soon to follow.

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