Timber Frame Construction (AB001)
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
- List of requirements will be sent to students with orientation package.
- We’ll need a minimum of 13 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.
- Registration Deadline: May 14, 2015
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.