Date(s) - 26 Sep 2016 until 30 Sep 2016
10:00 AM - 4:00 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 any tools you might have along.
Location is in a woodland in Llangybi (not at Denmark Farm Conservation Centre). Location details and meeting point will be confirmed after registration.
Fee: £420 per person (includes lunches and 5 nights camping at Denmark Farm – bring your own camping gear).
Plus optional £40 to upgrade to shared dormitories with all bedding included and use of self-catering kitchen area.
This event is now fully booked but we have another Tree to Frame workshop now scheduled for September 2019.
Max 8 participants per course.
There are many other courses run by Denmark Farm Conservation Centre, see our events list for up to date details.