Full details on the Piper Creek Timber Frame Barn Raising here - https://rethinkreddeer.ca/barn-raising
This is the second 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"
Workshop #2 - The History and Techniques of Timber Framing (subject to change)
Morning: continuation of design and layout from Workshop #1 with a basic timber frame lecture and dialogue. Followed by the history of timber framing, the difference between it and conventional framing, wood moisture content, how joinery works, engineering thoughts, enclosures, labeling timbers, and introduction to power tools.
Afternoon: Cutting the remainder of knee braces with hand tools and starting into post cuts with a focus on "tenons" where we'll start using power tools.
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