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Intensive hands on 5 day timber framing course set in an idyllic woodland workshop in the stunning Brecon Beacons.
The Course is lead by Master carpenter Alan Ritchie, who has over 30 years experience in traditional woodwork.
This comprehensive woodwork course takes you from the raw material to the design, marking and...
Hewnwood at La Fermette en Pierre, Fierville Les Mines, Normandy, France.
Background to the Course: In 2015, Julie and Simon bought a run-down farm house (Longere) in a rural area of North West Normandy with the intention of living a more relaxed and fulfilling second half of their lives. The property consists of a two-bedroom house in need of complete renovation, a couple of barns and a ruin.
One of the barns and adjacent ruin...
Join us as the Autumn leaves flutter down on a Beautiful Site - Broadleaf Woods & Meadow next to the Honddu river.
On this 1 day course you will be introduced to the skills and knowledge behind the Craft of Oak timber framing. Topics will include:
* Sourcing the raw materials
* Marking techniques
* Introduction to plumb bob scribing
* Design & construction principles
* Tools and the use of Hand & Power
TRADITIONAL TIMBER FRAMING
During the course participants will be involved in the construction of a timber frame building with talented timber framer John Munro. Where following subject areas will be covered: the history of timber framework in the UK; regional variations; specialist tools and equipment; the milling process; the components of typical timber frame construction; peg making; setting, measuring and marking out, daisy wheel geometry; jointing and shaping; fitting, fixing, finishing, positioning and erecting.