Information about timber courses
Basic course Traditional Swedish timbering: 14-17 March
If you want to learn how to timber your own cottage, you should of course take a course with some of the country's best timbering course leaders !!
The course covers four days Thursday-Sunday.
As a participant, you will learn the whole process from which trees are suitable and how to think during the work to avoid problems.
We do not use milled timber, but all processing takes place in the traditional way with hand tools.
The knot we teach is straight knots with a hook for better stability and density or a salmon knot depending on which course you choose.
These knots are the basis for all timbering and the step to other knot types is not very big once you have learned to understand the principle!
All necessary tools are available to borrow during the course.
The course costs SEK 6,500 including VAT and then includes simpler lunch and coffee.
accommodation can be booked upon registration and the cost for this will be added.
Timbering course Step 2
For those of you who have already taken the basic course and feel that you need a refresher
the knowledge and at the same time want to take the opportunity to learn more steps such as sawing in riddles, embedding beams and ridges, among other things.
The course is three days.
The course costs SEK 5,500 including VAT and then includes simpler lunch and coffee
In the web course, you get a factual overview of the steps you need to master to easily get a really good result.
One of Sweden's most knowledgeable course leaders guides in a pedagogical way and explains how to get a beautiful and good result.
You learn, among other things, how to choose logs, saw and cut a knot, draw and make a long stroke
How to saw and assemble riddles is discussed in a separate chapter.
The course material also includes a compendium of text and pictures that explain the elements.
The knot that is taught is the straight knot that is common over slippery land with a hook on the inside, also called a single hook knot. At the same time, the pedagogy has been developed to make it easy to transfer the same principles and manufacture other types of knots if desired.