Timber Frame Construction (AB001)
July 7 to 11, 2014
Learn the principles of timber frame construction through hands-on training.Massive timbers, some weighing as much as 500 pounds, are cut and framed together using time tested mortise and tenon joints.Following ancient tradition, no nails or metal fasteners of any type are used.
Major topics include:
- Principles of timber frame construction: interpretation of plans; layout of joinery and components; notching and completing mortise and tenon joints; notching and completing knee bracing; notching and completing purlins with dovetail joints.
- Interpretation of plans
- Layout of joinery and components
- Notching and completing knee bracing
- Notching and completing purlins with dovetail joints
Course Schedule and Locations:
- Monday to Friday, July 7 to 11, 2014 … 8:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. at GPRC’s Fairview Campus.
- Students are to meet in FAC-144 (Administration Centre) on the first day of class for an orientation before beginning hands-on training.
- List of requirements will be sent to students in June with orientation package.
- Course cost: $800 + GST
- Price includes lunch
- We’ll need a minimum of 12 students (and a maximum of 20) to run the course.
- GPRC has overnight accommodations at reasonable rates. To book, please contact Marie Coristine at 780.835.6627, 1.888.999.7882 or firstname.lastname@example.org. Other accommodations are available in Fairview.
To Register, Call: 1.866.378.9675
Deadline is Monday, June 2, 2014
|Jul 7-11 2014
Special Refund Policy
Full refunds are available: If you withdraw prior to the registration deadline, you will receive a full refund less the $40 administration fee; if GPRC cancels the course, you’ll receive a full refund for your course fees. We are not able to issue a refund if you withdraw after the registration deadline. If you are unable to attend, individuals may be substituted with no administration fee assessed.
† GST has been applied to the tuition on these items.