Tree to Frame – 5 day Roundwood Timber Framing

Date/Time
Date(s) - 24 Apr 2017 until 28 Apr 2017
9:30 AM - 5:00 PM


Utilizing the natural beauty and low impact nature of roundwood timber framing to create structures ranging from simple sheds and shelters to houses and barns.

 
Under the expert tuition of craftsman Jamie Miller of Ty Pren, this five day course will show you all the basic techniques for design and construction of your own project.
 
DSCF0723 shelter building 2
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Basic Programme:
 
Day 1. Why roundwood? a look at the woods, timber selection and grading. Stripping poles for construction.
Day 2. Framing bed and layout of frame. Marking up and position of joints.
Day 3. Work on frame.
Day 4. Bracing and Truss work.
Day 5. Finish frame and raise.
 
An Organic lunch is provided on each workday (please let us know if you have any dietary requirements).
 
You will need steel toe cap boots and are welcome to bring along any tools you might have and like to use.
 
Location is in a woodland in Llangybi (not at Denmark Farm Conservation Centre). Location details and meeting point will be confirmed after registration. 
 
Denmark Farm Aug 2011 042 Camp Kitchen shelter DSCF4771
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Fee: 
£430 per person (includes lunches and no accommodation)
£480 per person (includes lunches and 5 nights camping at Denmark Farm – bring your own camping gear)
£520 per person (includes lunches and 5 nights in a shared dorm at Denmark Farm)
£595 per person (includes lunches and 5 nights in a private en-suite bedroom in the Eco Lodge at Denmark Farm)
 
For Dormitory and Eco Lodge options bedding is included. Use of the self-catering kitchen area is available for all residential participants.
 
Max 8 participants per course.
 
Roundwood Timber Framing
There are many other courses run by Denmark Farm Conservation Centre including; Cob Oven Building, Compost Toilet Building and Willow Basket Weaving all in 2017.

Bookings

Bookings are closed for this event.

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