The basics of
spelt out. Terms, traditional techniques/hand tools AND locally sourced
Start at the
mortise and tenons, studs, soleplates, wallplates, jowls, pegs, braces
and tie beams.
be able to practice working with ‘green’ oak on a live project - the
construction of a free-standing gallery platform to go inside bay 3 of
the Long House. This will involve cutting mortice and tenon joints for
posts and rails, and fitting curved braces.
a home-owner, or thinking of
building - this course
provides a great
understanding of how a timber frame is constructed.
Tutor: William Clement-Smith and
Date: Saturday 9th
Barn, Ringshall, Mid Suffolk, IP14 2LY
Places available: 6