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Build Thoreau's Cabin: Basic Building Skills Workshop

Pick up your hammer! This course is designed for students with little or no building experience who want to build a tiny home, small cabin, or workshop. The techniques for building a small frame building are not only for the skilled carpenter; nearly anyone can come away from this course…
Wed, Sep 22nd, 2021  –  Sun, Sep 26th, 2021
9am - 5pm
Instructor: Randy Schnobrich
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Build Your Own Yurt

Create yourself a comfortable living space: a spare bedroom, office, studio, sauna, or whatever else you can dream up. The 18-foot yurt is an excellent shelter option that provides comfortable living arrangements for all four seasons. Working with skilled yurt builders, you’ll construct a simple yurt, complete with a door…
Thu, Dec 9th, 2021  –  Sun, Dec 12th, 2021
9 am-5 pm each day
Instructor: Ian Andrus
Thu, Dec 16th, 2021  –  Sun, Dec 19th, 2021
9 am-5 pm each day
Instructor: Ian Andrus
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Timber Frame: Build Your Own Smaller Frames

Tired of unimaginative, small outbuilding kits available from your local lumberyard? Explore all the basic elements of timber frame construction and take home a hand-crafted building. More than 100 timber frame buildings have been built and raised throughout the country by North House students since 1997.  During the first days…
Tue, Aug 24th, 2021  –  Wed, Sep 1st, 2021
9am - 5pm
Instructor: Gerald David