Timber Framing Workshop 2012: Build a Timber Frame Home

by ziggy on November 22, 2011 -- 0 comments -- Follow


March 2013 Update: We are now offering a new Timber Frame Workshop for 2013 in August. Check out the details!

I am pleased to announce that folks can now read about and apply for the Timber Framing Workshop we are hosting at Dancing Rabbit Ecovillage, June 10-23, 2012. This is shaping up to be a unique and very exciting opportunity for folks looking to gain real building skills in an incredible setting!

2012 Timber Framing Workshop students will spend two full weeks at Dancing Rabbit Ecovillage in Rutledge, Missouri learning the historic craft of timber framing using mortise and tenon joinery, as well as experiencing and learning some of the fundamental connections between natural building design and sustainable lifestyle alternatives.

Learn How You Can Build a Timber Frame House

Students will learn various timber frame layout techniques, joinery cutting methods, and hand raising using traditional timber framing tools.

Come join The Year of Mud in June 2012 for a comprehensive timber framing workshop at Dancing Rabbit Ecovillage — in two weeks we will raise an impressive timber frame home using only hand tools with twelve students!

p.s. Check out our second natural building workshop opportunity, the 2012 Straw Bale Building Workshop.

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