Breaking New Ground

Reconnecting People with The Brecks

Vernacular Building with Trees

Date: 23 September 2017
Time: 10:00
- 16:00
Location: West Stow Anglo-Saxon Village, IP28 6HG

An introduction to using locally sourced trees for small scale timber frame construction. We will look at tree selection and a traditional approach to converting small dimension logs into components for use in building. Demonstrations include the conversion of logs into shingles and oak into timber frame pegs. Hands-on activities include using a froe, draw knife, side axe and shave horse.

Also, see Vernacular Buliding with Earth on 27th October

The event will be free but it's important to turn up once booked if at all possible as no shows will impact future funding for free events like this.

Workshop will be delivered by Orchard Barn CIC 

Tickets FREE but booking essential:

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May 2018