Timber Frame Workshop #1 - Intro to the Sawer World

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Saturday June 22 - 9am to 5pm - multiple locations including the Piper Creek Community Garden site (40th Ave, south Red Deer)

Full details on the Piper Creek Timber Frame Barn Raising here - https://rethinkreddeer.ca/barn-raising

This is the first of five introductory timber framing workshops to help prepare the materials for the timber frame barn raising at the Piper Creek Restoration Agriculture Project! Led by seasoned timber framer, Wayne Froese (Top Peg Timber Frame Construction) and guest instructors, you will learn the history and basics of timber frame construction and get hands-on experience to help build a full-scale timber frame barn dubbed, "The Water Shed" at the end of September*

Workshop registration includes lunches / refreshments - register HERE

Full workshop series registration (all five workshops) includes and a copy of Will Beemer's, "Learn to Timber Frame: Craftsmanship, Simplicity, Timeless Beauty"

Learn to Timber Frame

*conditions apply

Workshop #1 Introduction to the Sawer World Agenda (subject to change) 
Lead Trainer: Wayne Froese - Top Peg Timber Frame Construction
Guest Trainer: Riley Edwards - High Peak Timber Framing

Morning: Perceiving the timber within your logs and urban logging with a focus on using the resources in our own 'back yard'.

Afternoon: Wood species and materials sourcing. After milling the logs, we'll process knee braces at the Piper Creek site... with hand tools only (no power tools), discuss tool selection, handling, and maintenance including the importance of learning hand tool control. We'll also share 3-D drawings of the knee braces with all measurements and angles.

Individual Workshop $75 plus GST - register here

Full Workshop Series $350 plus GST - register here

All proceeds go to the ReFraming the WaterShed project.

For more information and payment options please contact - sarah (at) rethinkreddeer.ca


June 22nd, 2019 9:00 AM   to   5:00 PM
Red Deer, AB

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