Timber Frame Intensives
Timber Frame Intensive with Hawk Circle Timber Frames takes place April 20th through April 24, 2023 in Cherry Valley, NY
This Timber Frame Intensive workshop is a hands on experiential program teaching the skills of hand sawing wood, using chisels, squares, and boring machines to allow us to craft a traditional timber frame.
You will learn the essentials of timber framing to include:
- Timber Framing Tool Use and Care
- Beam Sawing Techniques
- Rafter Cutting
- Sill Beam Cutting
- Plate Beam
- Cutting Girt Beam Cutting
- Chisel Sharpening Methods
- Drilling and Assembling Frames
- Tool Repair and Re-Handling
- Timber Framing History
- Frame Design
Additional skills training will cover:
- Mortise Cutting
- Tenon Cutting
- Knee Brace Cutting
- Post Beam Cutting
- Tie Beam Cutting
- Hard Wood Peg Carving
- Safe Beam Moving
- Beam Layout & Measuring
- Tree Identification
- Work Safety & GearCarpentry Skills
The class will cut a small 10’x20′ timber framed woodshed and raise it on the last day of the program.
Housing in our camp cabins is included, as well as food!
This is a great program that will help you get up close and personal in the art and skill of timber framing, and is great for beginning woodworkers as well as experienced builders who want to expand their skill set to include traditional joinery.
All meals and housing is included!
We have newly renovated, cozy timber frame cabins for you to enjoy during your stay here. The perfect place to unwind and relax after a day of working and learning. (double occupancy)
Cost: $1700 (includes cabin or tent housing, and breakfast lunch and dinner throughout the program).
For additional details and to register please visit Hawk Circle Timber Frame Intensives.