Roundwood Timber Framing and Shingle Roof construction course

Starts: Monday, 16th April 2018 - 9.30am

Ends: Friday, 20th April 2018 - 4.00pm

Location: Orchard Barn, Ringshall, IP14 2LY

About this event

•  Work with non-standard locally sourced timbers
•  Get involved in the construction of a vernacular style cart lodge frame
•  Work in a small group to build a roof frame
•  Discover how to cleave coppice woodland material into battens and shingles
•  Use traditional greenwood and carpentry hand tools
•  Practice a wide range of skills that you will find transfer well into your own projects

This course is designed for homeowners, natural builders, architects, surveyors or anyone with an interest in learning low tech construction using local trees and a traditional approach.

Tutors: Rick Lewis of Traditional Oak Carpentry and the Orchard Barn team

How to book

Online booking and payment via http://orchardbarn.org.uk/roundwood.html
Early Bird price £475 Full price £550
IHBC CPD certificate upon completion

 

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