Beginner and Intermediate Timber Framing: Session 1
August 3 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
$68 – $75
Join local timber framer, Tim Baker, on a tour of two Shaker buildings with exposed timber frames to see examples of historic and restoration joinery techniques. Learn timber framing fundamentals while you try your hand at the layout and cutting of mortise and tenon joints and carving wooden pegs. The proper use of hand tools to cut joinery and tool sharpening will also be covered. Participants will prepare and install a replacement timber in a Shaker building on the site. All tools and materials will be supplied. Please bring a bag lunch.