Wed, May 22|
Star Hill Timberworks
Next Steps - Timber Framing Class (Ellsworth, WI)
Learn new framing practices
Time & Location
May 22, 2024, 7:30 AM – May 26, 2024, 5:00 PM
Star Hill Timberworks, Ellsworth, WI 54011, USA
About the event
Dive into the Next Steps class for an exploration of center line layout methods. This project-oriented class includes creating wedged 1/2 dovetail joints, scarf joints, tongue and fork rafters, and layout methods for twisted and/or curved timbers. Improve your timber framing skills with our laid-back atmosphere and practical approach.
Classes are held at our heated shop in Ellsworth, Wisconsin. When the the weather permits, we also like to work outside under cover. Ellsworth, is 30 minutes south of Hudson, Wisconsin and about an hour southeast of Minneapolis/St. Paul, Minnesota..
Framing Chisel 1 1/2" or 2" - If needed, you can reserve your Star Hill chisel ($170) via the checkout process; your chisel will be available the first day of class.
Sturdy works shoes (we like protected toes)
Dust Mask (optional)
Primitive camping and lunch daily is included with the course fee. If you have dietary restriction, let us know. Students have access to a grill, outdoor shower, outhouse, refrigerator, an eight foot fire ring, and plenty of space to spread out and relax. Normally, once or twice during the week we burn a big fire, cook some brats, and drink a cold one.
If you prefer the hotel or VRBO option, Red Wing, Minnesota is 11 miles away with plenty of accommodations.
Class Fee = $1250.
A $600 non-refundable deposit is required to reserve your spot, the remainder is due the 1st day of the class.
Class Only ($1250) - $600 nonrefundable deposit, $650 due on the 1st day of the class
Class + Star Hill Chisel ($1420) - $600 nonrefundable deposit, $820 due on the 1st day of the class
Class + Kit ($2000) - $600 nonrefundable deposit, $1400 due on on the 1st day of the class
Link to Mortise Master User Guide
Link to class Agenda
Star Hill Essentials Kit ($850, discounted to $750 for students). Reserve your Star Hill Essentials Kit via the checkout process. Your kit will be available the first day of the workshop.
This Exclusive kit is only available at Star Hill events. The kit includes the following:
- Mortise and Tenon Master Layout Tool (over 30 Functions)
- Framer's Friend (Edge Referenced Layout Tool)
- Star Hill Forged 1.5" Socket Chisel
- Star Hill Forged 2" Socket Chisel
- Japanese "Baby Beast" Pull Saw
- Japanese "The Beast" Pull Saw
- “Big Boy” Tool Bag 24"
Deposit is Non-Refundable
Workshop + Chisel ($1420)
Workshop + Chisel Fee is $1420 - $600 nonrefundable deposit to hold your spot. $820 due on the 1st day of the workshop.$600.00+$15.00 service fee
Workshop Only ($1250)
Workshop Only Fee is $1250 - $600 non refundable deposit to hold your spot. $650 due on the 1st day of the workshop.$600.00+$15.00 service fee
Workshop + Essentials ($2000)
Workshop +Star Hill Essentials Kit Fee is $2000 - $600 nonrefundable deposit to hold your spot. $1400 due on the 1st day of the workshop.$600.00+$15.00 service fee