Log and Timber Master Course – Spring 2020

The BC School of Log Building will immerse you in the log and timber world through this comprehensive Master Course combining our Dovetail Log Building course, Timber frame course, and Saddle Notch Full Scribe Log Building course. Spend 7 weeks in the Rocky Mountains of Canada training with a master log and timber builder learning traditional and contemporary skills and techniques.

Duration: 7 Weeks

Instructional Days: 31 Days

Dates: Apr 20 to Jun 5, 2020

Location: Golden, BC

Price: $5,000 ($4,761.90 + 5% GST)

Spaces Remaining: 6

Build a Saddle Notch, Full Scribe Log Building Course - Spring 2020

The BC School of Log Building offers exceptional training in this 3 week comprehensive course. You will learn the techniques and knowledge necessary to build your own full scribe log house, or prepare for employment in the exciting log house building industry.

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Build a Dovetail Log Building Course - Spring 2020

Join the BC School of Log Building for this 2 week quality, comprehensive and engaging course to learn the techniques and knowledge necessary to construct a traditional chinked, dovetail log building.

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Build a Timber Frame - Spring 2020

This six day hands-on timber framing course offered by The BC School of Log Building, provides an excellent opportunity to learn the foundations and techniques of timber frame construction.

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Please refer back to the Courses page and the Find Out More pages for specific information about the 3 different modules offered in this Master Course: Build a Dovetail log building course, Build a Saddle Notch, Full Scribe log building course, and Build a Timber Frame course.

Our engaging log building and timber framing courses are offered in the beautiful mountain town of Golden, British Columbia, surrounded in Canada’s National Parks. The British Columbia School of Log building is perfectly situated for immersion in local thriving wood environments, and historical wonder.

The curriculum and teaching methods that we use comply with the standards established by the International Log Builders Association and the BC Log and Timber Building Industry Association. The BC School of Log Building is a division of Stonehouse Woodworks, a thriving log and timber building business. Our exceptional training and hands-on courses take place at this active log building site and our students experience first hand varying styles of building. We offer saddle notch, full scribe log building courses, dovetail log building courses and timber framing courses. Our students will also enjoy the 100 plus year-old restored log buildings and timber frames at our yard that have been imported from Eastern Canada. A vast range of student profiles have succeeded in our log building school: previous experience is helpful but not necessary. We recognize that power tools and big wood can be intimidating. Our courses offer instruction in a safe and controlled environment through graduated steps and by an experienced professional.