Date(s) - 16 Oct 2017 until 20 Oct 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.
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.
£430 per person (includes lunches with no accommodation)
£480 per person (includes lunches with 5 nights camping at Denmark Farm – bring your own camping gear)
£520 per person (includes lunches with 5 nights in a shared dormitory at Denmark Farm)
£595 per person (includes lunches with 5 nights in a private en-suite bedroom in the Eco Lodge at Denmark Farm)
Discount of £10 if fee is paid by cheque (payable to ‘The Shared Earth Trust’ and sent to Denmark Farm, Betws Bledwrs, Lampeter, SA48 8PB) or by transferred Bank Transfer. Please contact us for bank details.
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.
There are many other courses run by Denmark Farm Conservation Centre including; Make a Shave Horse and Willow Basket Weaving – log baskets, Drum Making and more in 2017. See our full events list.