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Ellsworth

Intro to Timber Framing - Sawhorse Set Build

In this workshop, learn layout, cutting, and create your own set of timber frame sawhorses that you will take home after the workshop.

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Intro to Timber Framing - Sawhorse Set Build
Intro to Timber Framing - Sawhorse Set Build

Time & Location

Oct 20, 2023, 12:00 PM – Oct 23, 2023, 3:00 PM

Ellsworth, Ellsworth, WI 54011, USA

About the event

Workshop 

In this workshop, you will layout and cut a set of timber framed sawhorses. This workshop introduces students to Square Rule layout methods, cutting mortise and tenon, test fiting and assembly.  At the completion of the workshop, you will take home a strudy set of sawhorses. 

Star Hill Timberworks workshops are designed for beginners. The intent of this instruction is to provide students the skills and develop the confidence such that at the completion of the class, students are comfortable with mortise and tenon joinery.

Required Equipment

Framing Chisel 1 1/2" - If needed, you can reserve your Star Hill chisel ($180) via the checkout process; your chisel will be available the first day of class. We do have a ticket option that includes a loaner chisel. 

Sturdy works shoes (we like protected toes)

Ear Plugs

Safety Glasses

Gloves

Dust Mask (optional)

Covid Mask (optional)  

Acomodations

Primitive camping and lunch Saturday and Sunday is included with the course fee.

Workshop Fees/Equipment

Workshop Fee = $600 - The work shop fee includes materials for set of timber frame sawhorse and a custom Refiner's Forge marking knife ($100 value) - only available through Star Hill events. Sawhorse built in the workshop are 2' 10" tall and 2' 10" accross the top.  This footprint can be expanded for an additonal materials fee (contact us at Jon@StarHillTimberorks - 651.494.4166 to reserve materials for a larger sawhorse set). 

A $300 non-refundable deposit is required to reserve your spot, the remainder is due one week prior to the star of the workshop.

Ticket Types (Select when you checkout) 

Workshop Only ($600) - $300 nonrefundable deposit, $300 due on October 12th

Workshop + Star Hill  Chisel ($780) - $300 nonrefundable deposit, $480 due on October 12th

Workshop + Loaner Chisel ($650) - $300 nonrefundable deposit, $350 due on October 12th

Workshop + Kit ($1700) - $300 nonrefundable deposit, $1400 due on October 12th

We will have sharpening supplies, additional chisels, the "Must Have" Mortise (& Tenon) Master, along with a new edge referenced layout tool available for puchase during the workshop.

Link to Mortise Master User Guide

Full Tool Kit ($1200, discounted to $1100 for students).  If you are interested, you can reserve your Framer's Tool Kit via the checkout process. Your kit will be available the first day of the workshop. This kit includes the following:

Layout

  • Mortise Master Layout Tool
  • High Viz Speed Square
  • Savage Builders Square
  • Milled Combination Square
  • High Viz Speed Square LG
  • Savage T bevel
  • Savage Try square

Cutting

  • Hand Forged 1.5" Socket chisel
  • Hand Forged 2" Socket chisel
  • Ryoba Pull Saw
  • Japanese "The Beast" Saw
  • Japanese Oak Mallet

Marking

  • Kakuri Scratch Awl
  • Anodized Folding Box Cutter

Honing

  • Star Hill Diamond stone 400/1000 grit
  • Poplar and Leather Strop
  • Japanese Honing Guide
  • Green Polishing Compound

Measurement

  • Savage 25' Tape
  • Star Hill Caliper

Storage

  • “Big Boy” Tool bag 24"

Cancelation Policy 

Deposit is Non-Refundable

Tickets

  • Workshop Only ($600)

    Workshop Only Fee is $600 - $300 non refundable deposit to hold your spot. Remaining $300 due on 10/12.

    $300.00
    +$7.50 service fee
  • Workshop + Chisel ($780)

    Workshop Only Fee is $780 - $300 non refundable deposit to hold your spot. Remaining $480 due on 10/12.

    $300.00
    +$7.50 service fee
  • Workshop +Loaner Chisel ($650)

    Workshop Only Fee is $300 - $300 non refundable deposit to hold your spot. Remaining $350 due on 10/12.

    $300.00
    +$7.50 service fee
  • Workshop + Full Kit ($1700)

    Workshop Only Fee is $300 - $300 non refundable deposit to hold your spot. Remaining $1400 due on 10/12.

    $300.00
    +$7.50 service fee

Total

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