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Timber Framing Workshop

August 19 - August 23



Start: August 19
End: August 23
Cost: $575
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Historic Eastfield Village
104 Mud Pond Road
East Nassau, NY 12062 United States
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Designed to teach the fundamentals of historic timber framing to students of all skill levels, this course offers the opportunity to construct a timber frame structure incorporating traditional mortise & tenon and other joints. Students gain an understanding of the layout and construction of historic timber frames, including barns and dwellings, as they construct a small structure. Traditional tools are used, including framing chisels, hand crosscut & rip saws, marking gauges & hand boring machines. Topics include layout and cutting of sills, posts, floor framing, braces, drop girts, rafters, purlins and studs, draw boring & pinning, and square rule and scribe rule systems.

Limited to 8 Students

August 19th – 23rd 2024


Instructor: Rich Friberg – Historic Preservation Carpentry instructor at the North Bennet Street School. Boston, MA and proprietor of Pleasant Avenue Restorations, MA.


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