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Traditional oak framing in a modern world

Traditional oak framing in a modern world

Although traditional oak framing is a historic building method that has been around for hundreds of years, it is as relevent within the construction industry today as it ever has been. With the shift in the building industry towards more sustainable methods, timber framing will only become a more important part of the industry. When […]

The Prince’s Foundation – teaching oak framing

The Prince’s Foundation – teaching oak framing

10 weeks of hands-on tutoring, with 10 students, teaching traditional oak framing techniques. That’s the outline of the live build phase of the annual Prince’s Foundation Building Craft Apprenticeship. In 2011, I was one of those apprentices, and from 2012 onwards I’ve been one of the tutors. I learnt new trades alongside expert craftspeople and […]