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Traditional Timber Frame Workshop – June 2015

Over the long weekend in June 2015, Frank was joined by Chris Nance to offer a hands on instructional course in traditional timber frame techniques.

The team created a gazebo which provided cover for a wood fired pizza oven.  The course contents included: 

  • Timber Frame and Joinery Design
  • Frame Engineering
  • Safe Work Practices
  • Tools and equipment
  • Timber Sourcing and milling
  • Scribing and Marking Joints
  • Practical woodwork marking and cutting joints and pegs using hand and power tools
  • Roofing Geometry
  • Assembling Frames using various methods
  • Final assembly of frame on site
  • Adapting a timber frame into various building projects and systems


Gazebo structure created over the weekend

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Working together under the expert supervision of Frank and Chris