Timber Framing

Arts | Design Technology
Outdoor Education
Grade: 10-12
Credits: 1

Students collaborate to design a timber-framed structure, complete with a scale model, site plan, engineering calculations, brief environmental impact statement, timeline, and budget. They then cut the frame in the workshop, raise the frame on site, and contribute towards the completion of the structure. Readings, math work, and other traditional assignments supplement the hands-on learning. Homework may include spending time outside class hours contributing to the project after school or on weekends.


Christopher Schmidt, Design Technology
Chris Schmidt
Design Technology and Outdoor Education
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