Monthly Archives: June 2012

Course availablility as of July 1, 2012

Course enrollments and space availability We still have room in most of courses coming up in late Summer and Fall, except for: Carpentry for Women: FULL Finish Carpentry: 1 space left Scribing (Scribe Rule Timber Framing): 2 spaces left Homebuilding … Continue reading

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Converting Trees to Timber

Jack Sobon (above, shown hewing) led a team of six instructors in our just completed Converting Trees to Timber course. Jack will return next Friday and Saturday (July 6 & 7) for the debut of our 2-day History of Timber … Continue reading

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Concrete Countertops: the result

The boys from Stone Soup Concrete came to Heartwood to teach a two-day course in early June, and the four black countertops we poured are now installed, sealed and ready to hook up the plumbing. We’re always amazed how the … Continue reading

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Learning to frame complex roofs the traditional way

Our Complex Roof Framing course has been inspired by European teaching methods For over 20 years we’ve tackled the challenges of hip and valley roof framing using techniques learned by working alongside French and German carpenters. In our one-week course … Continue reading

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French carpenters coming!

The roses are in full bloom along our driveway, and we’re in the thick of our busy summer schedule here at Heartwood. We wish we had time to enjoy all of the artistic and cultural distractions the beautiful Berkshires has … Continue reading

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