ROUNDWOOD TIMBER FRAMING COURSES FOR 2018

21st-24th May 2018 – Fully Booked

26th-29th June 2018 – Fully Booked

COURSE FEE £395

ON-SITE FACILITIES:   CAMPING | OUTDOOR KITCHEN | COMPOST TOILET | SOLAR SHOWER

Opened Butter PackArtizans of Wood are committed to sharing our knowledge and techniques of Roundwood timber framing in Rogate near Petersfield.

During this 4 day course you’ll be creating a  cruck frame starting with Winter felled trees and finish with a standing frame, we will be covering all aspects of Roundwood timber framing including:

  • The selection of suitable timber species for frames
  • The necessary ground works
  • The theory and practice of cutting the various joints involved in a structure
  • The tools required, including the use of a log scribe
  • The course culminates with the raising of the finished frame 

Discussion of various natural materials and finishes; Shingles, green roofs, rendered straw bales, sheep wool, etc.

Round wood Brace

No carpentry experience is required as we’ve tailored this course to cater for both novices and experienced carpenters. 

A full course booklet will be provided to all participants to enable you to take on projects of your own whether it is a self build home or a pergola for your garden. 

Time permitting one afternoon we will be taking a tour of some completed Roundwood timber framed structures, you will see a range of designs and finishes in reality.

 

Volunteer opportunities for 2018 includes a Two storey Cruck framed straw bale office, Reciprocal roof roundhouse, Outdoor shelters, Making and installing hand split shakes and Fishermans bridge. 

 

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To book on any of our courses contact us hello@artizansofwood.co.uk