View our 2018 Calender of Courses here
We can offer you courses in
traditional Timber Framing. Start with An Introduction to Timber Framing
which could be followed by 4 days of AdvancedTimber Framing.
Alternatively book yourself onto our 5 day course in Roundwood Timber Framing.
Come with us into the woods to source trees and learn how to convert
them into a clasp purlin roof. Included in this course is the art of
making and fitting hand cleft shingles and battens.
Then there's the 5-day Timber Frame Restoration Skills
course which covers the use of Lime and Earth in heritage buildings. Find out why old buildings get damp and how to how to
remedy. We also look at Timber Frame repairs and the use of Greenwood in
heritage repairs. Essential
information and skills for all heritage home-owners.
The use of Wattle and Daub continues
to make a come-back. We can teach you how to source your own
clay and coppiced wattle sticks, and construct environmentally sound
walls from totally natural materials.
Growing range of Green Woodworking courses.
into our award winning off-grid teaching centre and rediscover the historic pace of
life - hand tools and traditional techniques are perfectly at
home in our renovated 17th century timber frame barn set within an
ancient orchard. You will be surrounded by inspirational examples of
how historic building methods have been utilised to full effect in our
Bespoke training organised and delivered at Orchard Barn and further afield. Please ask.