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Title: Weekend workshop in NC
Post by: Jim_Rogers on June 30, 2020, 02:36:00 PM
Weekend workshop in NC.
Im pleased to announce that Ill be teaching a second five day timber frame workshop this winter in western North Carolina. There is room for 8 participants. I hope you can attend.
Dates: January 18th to 23rd, 2021
Location: North Wilkesboro, NC
zip code 28659
Instructor: Jim Rogers, of Georgetown, MA
Project: 12x36 shed
Cost: $650
Skills to be taught:
Basic mortise and tenon layout and cutting using the square rule system. Including brace pieces and brace pockets. Draw boring peg holes, scarf joint layout and cutting. Fit up testing, and raising principals.  How to keep track of joint cutting processes and plan reading.
Daily lunch provided.
$125 deposit saves your spot, with the balance due January 4th. Please let me know if you have questions. Hope to see you!
Contact me via email or private message for further details.

Jim Rogers


PS mention to me, that you saw this notice and the forestry forum will get 5% of the fees collected

Title: Re: Weekend workshop in NC
Post by: ckprivette on July 01, 2020, 01:09:58 PM
Hey yall. Ill be hosting this workshop. Its my first, and Im pretty darn excited. Please contact me through the forum or via the info below with questions or payment information. I hope to see you in November!
Chris Privette
Cell: 336-984-1763
Title: Re: Weekend workshop in NC
Post by: flyingparks on July 22, 2020, 09:13:23 AM
Looks like I won't be able to attend, unfortunately. Sounds like a great time though
Title: Re: Weekend workshop in NC
Post by: Jim_Rogers on July 28, 2020, 07:30:37 AM
Some have asked what tools are needed at the workshop.
Here is the list of suggested tools.

Tools for Timber Framing 
Layout tools 
Calculator (construction type and or scientific) 
Chalk line or ink line 
Combination square 
Framing square 
Lumber crayons or chalk 

Misc. layout tools: 
dividers, compass, trammel points, 
Big AL Borneman layout template 
Pencils carpenter and regular 
Stair gauges 
Tape measure (16 ft, 25 ft., or 30 ft) 
Utility knife 

Hand tools 
Block plane (sharp) 
Boring machine & bits 
Brace & bit (3/4" & 1" auger, and/or set) 
Clamps (24" bar or Quik-Grip type) 
Corner chisel 
Crosscut & rip handsaws 
Hammer (16-22 oz. smooth face) 
Hand planes (rabbet, smoothing) 
Levels (torpedo, 28 in. and/or 48 in.) 
Outside dimension calipers 
Inside dimension calipers 
Sharpening files & Sharpening stone 
Timber framing chisel (sharp, 1.5 in. and/or 2 in.) 
Tool bag or box. 
Various size smaller chisels 
Wooden or leather head mallet (2-3 lb.) 

Power tools 
Circular saws (7 1/4 ", 8 1/2", or 16") 
Electric hand plane (4", 6" or 12") 
Extension cord (#12, 25' minimum) 
1/2" electric drill & bits (1" - 1.5" auger and/or set) 

Personal Safety Equipment 
Ear plugs 
Hard hat 
Jobsite drinking bottle 
Nail apron or other apron 
Safety glasses & Sunglasses 
Work gloves 

Bring what you have, and we'll get by.

Jim Rogers