Carpentry Course for Women+

Heartwood School Johnson Hill Road, Washington, MA, United States

This course presents the basic techniques and principles of house building and carpentry. This course includes: The concepts of plumb, level, and square and how they rule the framing process as well as how to track and measure them to keep your projects in "good shape." Measuring angles and using basic construction geometry with the […]

$1,050

Timber Framing Course

Heartwood School Johnson Hill Road, Washington, MA, United States

May 5-10 with instructors Ariel Burns and Kyle Murphy In this timber framing course, students will layout timbers using the traditional square rule method developed in the early 1800s. Participants will learn proper hand tool use and sharpening techniques and will also have the opportunity to make pegs using a shaving horse and draw knife. The […]

$1,280

Cruck Timber Framing Workshop

Heartwood School Johnson Hill Road, Washington, MA, United States

Cruck frames use large, curved timbers to transfer the weight of the roof directly down to the foot of the posts. Besides being structurally efficient and allowing the wall frames to be lighter, their soaring arches create a beautiful interior space. Usually, each pair of cruck blades is halved from the same tree. Since the […]

$1,280

Timber Framing Course

Heartwood School Johnson Hill Road, Washington, MA, United States

June 2-7 with instructors Nicholas Russel and TBD In this timber framing course, students will layout timbers using the traditional square rule method developed in the early 1800s. Participants will learn proper hand tool use and sharpening techniques and will also have the opportunity to make pegs using a shaving horse and draw knife. The […]

$1,280