These classes have been cancelled until 2022.
Focused on traditional, pre-1940’s methods, students leave the Building with Logs Course with a strong foundation upon which to further develop their log building skills. Students learn fundamental terminology and concepts of natural log construction, gaining knowledge and skills to design and assemble basic log structures.
Practice safe work habits
Use appropriate tools and techniques to achieve tight joinery
Care for and maintain edge tools
Design a simple log structure
Layout logs for various uses
Accomplish a variety of notch types
Create and assemble a variety of log building styles
Topics covered in the log building course:
Full scribe long grooves
Log joinery for various occasions
Floor & Foundation Styles & Systems
Wall & Roof Assembly
Vertical & Horizontal Log Assembly
Chinking & Daubing