Working with Wood pt.2: Roof Systems and Light-Framing Techniques

Building on the skills and experience of the previous week, this week covers the important framing techniques involved in roofs and light-framing.  Specifically, students will learn how to select, cut-down, peel, scribe and cut rafters out of round poles as well as the important techniques necessary to install windows and doors.

Learning Objectives for week 3:

  • Tree selection for rafters
  • Tree-falling with hand tools
  • Peeling poles
  • Scribing techniques for round poles
  • Metal roof assemblies
  • Living roof assemblies
  • Assembling and installing ladder truss wall systems
  • Window and door framing

 Sign Up Now!