In this workshop the basics of timber framing will be taught through the construction of an arbour – an outdoor garden seat. Starting from the ground up you will make all the members using both traditional and modern hand tools.
The course is suitable for beginners and more experienced woodworkers. It will be a good introduction for anyone wanting to learn more about working with green (freshly felled) timber, developing skills in timber for construction purposes and keen enthusiasts in traditional buildings.
By completing the workshop students will have covered the marking out and cutting of all the joints required for an outdoor arbour and have learned the basic principals and techniques used in timber framing.