Timber Framing From Scratch

A superb opportunity to gain hands-on experience of timber-framing, led by Museum carpenter-in-residence, Joe Thompson. A series of practical courses introducing students to the historic use of structural oak framing, tools and techniques. Together these courses give a thorough grounding in traditional timber-framing, but students are welcome to take courses in any order, or simply choose just one course which most fits their needs. This is a unique series of courses, covering three major timber-framing techniques.
  • Oak timber framing: wall framingMonday 15 - Friday 19 July 2019
    9am-5pm Frequently asked questions The course In this workshop the secondary timbers of a timber-framed building, namely braces and studs, will be lined out, scribed, cut and fitted to a simple frame constructed on a previous oak timber framing workshop. This workshop aims to develop the students’ knowledge and experience to the specific problems facing... (more info)
  • Oak timber framing: roof framingMonday 14 - Friday 18 October 2019
    To be added to the waiting list please call 01243 811021 or email [email protected] 9am-5pm Frequently asked questions The course The workshop is designed to enable students to frame both a gable and a hipped roof over two simple frames constructed on two previous Timber Framing From Scratch workshops. It covers the lining out, cutting... (more info)