Log-building Course – Timber Jointing (Try out)

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Have you always wondered what it was like to build a log cabin in the old days? Then this is the perfect course for you. Together with experienced carpenter Andreas Hipf, Gränsfors Bruk has established a “try-it-out” log-building course. For 3 days, you will be given your first introduction and get a taste of traditional house building from yesteryear and how to use special axes and log-building implements.

  • Course price: SEK 5000 including VAT
  • Length: 3 days
  • Date: 31 May – 2 June, 26 – 28 July, 13 – 15 September
  • Content: Practical instruction in groups or individually, Lunch, coffee, dinner and accommodation for 2 nights
  • The course is conducted in Swedish, English and German

Product Description

Have you always wondered what it was like to build a log cabin in the old days? Then this is the perfect course for you. Together with experienced carpenter Andreas Hipf, Gränsfors Bruk has established a “try-it-out” log-building course. For 3 days, you will be given your first introduction and get a taste of traditional house building from yesteryear and how to use special axes and log-building implements.

 

Course content

  • Edging logs (both sides)
  • Different hewing techniques
  • Notchwork
  • Timber jointing

 

What to bring to the course

Folding rule and pencil. Steel-capped safety boots with penetration-resistant soles are recommended but not compulsory. Hard wearing clothing in the form of work overalls/protective clothing will also be good to have. All other equipment is available to borrow on site. It is an advantage if you have read the course books mentioned above before the course starts.