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Strawbale Toolshed Construction

 

Brad Masi, project coordinator for the Environmental Studies Program, takes a breather with Mark Hoberecht, a NASA engineer who runs Natural Homesteads in Columbia Station, Ohio. Hoberecht has been supervising the building of the toolshed.

PHOTOGRAPH BY M. LANDAU

 

Brad Masi & Mark Hoberecht

 

Oberlin College students, parents and teachers of Eastwood schoolchildren, Eastwood schoolchildren, and other members of the Oberlin community have had a hand in the building.

PHOTOGRAPH BY LINDA GRASHOFF

 

strawbale walls nearly half complete

 

The cornerstones of the building were once part of the old conservatory building. All the sandstone for the toolshed is recycled from College buildings and sidewalks.

PHOTOGRAPH BY LINDA GRASHOFF

 

carved cornerstone

 

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