Green Oak Timber Frame building Course with Master craftsman Alan Ritchie and sons. With over 40 years collective experience betwwen them. This course is ideal for self builders, woodworkers, hobbyists and craft skills enthusiasts! The course has been set in our idealic woodland workshop for the last 11 years
We will be teaching our specialist marking system essential for green Oak buildings. Scribing and cutting mortice and tenon joints on a full size live build...
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
This course along with the NVQ L3 assessment can be accessed for FREE for CITB registered companies and their employees. We also welcome non CITB registered learners - please contact us for prices.
The course is split into 2 x 10 day blocks and will be both theory and practical sessions on local live builds. Participants will be taught by John Munro and Alan Creasey who have extensive knowledge in the heritage industry. Subject areas...