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Timber Framing

North House's programs take place year-round exploring themes from timber framing to basketry, boat building to fiber arts, woodcarving to northern ecology. We welcome your questions and inquiries anytime!

Currently Scheduled

Basic Timber Framing

German-Style Timber Framing

Grindbygg - Norwegian 'Trestle Frame' Timber Framing

Outdoor Timbered Benches

Stavlinebygg Phase I

Stavlinebygg Phase II

Stavlinebygg: Traditional Norwegian Building Techniques

Timber Frame: Build Your Own, Grindbygg-Style

Timber Frame: Build Your Own, Larger Frames

Timber Frame: Build Your Own, Smaller Frames (Tiny Home, Sauna or Outbuilding)

Not Currently Scheduled / Past Offerings

Advanced Mitered Log Joinery

Architectural Hand Drawing

Blacksmith Shed Timber Frame (Service Learning)

Hand Raising a Timber Frame: Service Learning Project

Introduction to Timber Frame Engineering: Design it , Make it & Break it

Norse Ring Handle Door Hardware

Raise a Timber Frame: Unplugged XI Mini-Course

Sawhorses for the Shop: Service Learning in the Woodshop


The Timber Frame Home

Timber Frame Engineering: An Introduction

Timber Frame Roof and Truss Engineering

Timber Frame: Group Building

Timber Raising: Unplugged (Mini) Crash Course

Timbered 'Red' Entryway: Handcut Joinery Service Learning Project

Timbered Benches for the Student Commons: Service Learning Project


Timbered Sawhorse Trestles

Timber Framing Calendar