Green Oak Framing 5 Day Woodworking Course
The Green oak course is designed for people with some experience of woodworking, who want to learn the principles of green oak framed building construction.
The course will start at 9am and finish approx 5pm and runs for 5 days.
Please bring a packed lunch or you can visit the Hop Pocket restaurant for a cooked meal should you want it. Tea & coffee will be provided.
The principles you will learn whilst on this course are
- Introduction to the history of green oak framing.
- Health and safety overview of tools and their use.
- Setting out of joints, cutting them.
- Appropriate application of various joints.
- Making a rose arbour from scratch using the principles of green oak construction.
You will receive a detailed drawing of the rose arbour uou will be constructing when you arrive, you will also be given a very useful book that covers everything we do in the course, this is for you to take away with you so you can refer to it at a later date. At the end of the course the rose arbour can be dismantled for taking home and enjoying in your garden.
Please note while everyone to date has completed the Rose arbour in five days, this is dependant on your working pace, if you don't have time to finish you will have learnt all the skills you need to complete the arbour at home over the five days.
Should you want to use your own tools you will need
Framing square, Combination square, Mortice gauge, Sliding bevel, Tape measure, Carpenters pencil, Hand saw(Irwin jacksaw) Chisels half inch, three quarter inch & one inch widths, Mallet and a Cordless drill. Note book & pen/pencil.
If you don't have these tools don't worry you can hire them for the course duration just pop tool hire in your basket before checkout.