2016 Workshops Schedule & Dates are Now Posted
Upcoming Next in 2016
Costa Rica Winter 2016
Costa Rica Natural Building
Costa Rica Timber Framing & Natural Building Intensive
Stuff we do
Winter 2016 TF Workshop Nosara, Costa Rica
We will be expanding our 2016 workshop program in Nosara, Costa Rica to include a 5-day natural building course following the timber framing workshop. In addition, for the first time anywhere, we will be offering a 5 week intensive Master Study Program in which students will be exposed to the full range of vernacular building from sourcing and milling timbers to executing advanced joinery to finish details. This course is limited to 5 students and is intended for the serious student who wants to fully immerse in timber framing and natural, vernacular building systems.This is a unique opportunity to experience the full panoply of exuberant timber framing, one that could be life-changing.
All of the finer details of timber framing and natural building will be covered in these workshops just as at our school site in Maine. However, it will also go beyond to include aspects we only occasionally offer in our Maine courses, such as scribe fitting timbers to stone, and working with natural curved round logs, square to round, round to square, in the vernacular Japanese style. Scribe rule and square rule will be used interchangeably. This is the only venue in which we teach this in a direct way, so if you want to understand a much broader depth of Timber Framing, then you should come to this workshop.
TF & Natural Building Workshops Fox Maple School 2016
2016 Natural Building Workshops Schedule
3 Day Natural Enclosure Systems
This 3 day workshop will precede our Spring Timber Framing courses. It will combine classroom and hands-on work with a variety of natural clay systems, giving students a good overview of the variety of practical options available to use natural clay based systems in their building projects. Wood chip clay, Straw clay, cob, clay plastering and more will be covered.
Teak Gooseneck Joint. Nosara 2014
Workshops & Events Schedule 2016
Time Flies! 2013 marked
Fox Maple's 30th year of teaching
Perfection & Grace.
2016 Timber Framing
Workshops at Fox Maple
Intro Timber Framing
May 30 - June 4, 2016
Advanced Timber Framing
June 6 - 11, 2016
Natural Building 2016
May 27 - 29, 2016
Cost Rica Winter 2016
Timber Framing Workshop
Nosara, Costa Rica
Feb. 22 - March 5, 2016
First Edition of
ADVANCED Timber Framing
At last, this long awaited book is now in stock and ready for immediate shipment.
This is a 368 page, hard cover volume that is jam packed with information about the design and construction of compound timber framed roof systems. From history to Design and Execution, Advanced
Timber Framing has it all covered.
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New Revised Edition
A Timber Framer's Workshop
This 272 pg. Revised Edition has over 150 new photos and includes updated engineering and comprehensive in-depth technical information on the joinery, design and construction of Traditional Timber Frames. Illustrated with over 500 photos and CAD drawings. Click on the book cover for more info or
Timber Framing Mallets
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