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Earthen Floors

with Sukita


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Beautiful, sustainable, personal and comfortable. With earthen floors, being “green” has never felt so good! Claylin floors are earthen floors.  Claylin is a ready mix earthen floor product made in Portland Oregon.  Earthen floors are rapidly gaining popularity as beautiful, natural, non-toxic flooring option. Coming from traditions all over the world and integrating with the building science of today, modern earthen floor construction combines tradition and science, integrity and beauty to provide an exceptional product of unparalleled beauty and comfort for the conscientious homeowner.

What you will learn:

Learn how to install your own floor or add this skill to your construction contracting bag of tricks!
You’ll receive instruction and hands-on experience:

  • Preparing the space
  • Using tools
  • Mixing
  • Trying application techniques for both base floor and finish floor
  • Burnishing
  • Finishing and doing repairs.

How-To Training with Sukita Reay Crimmel

Sukita has developed Claylin - a ready mix earthen floor product - from her years of installing
earthen floors with local soils in Portland, Oregon. She first learned about Earthen Architecture at
the University of Portland and has been working in the natural building field for 10 years.

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