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Sealed-Bid Auction

The sale of student-built projects not only supports our educational endeavors but also celebrates our mission of enriching lives and building community as this group-built project finds a new home with you. 

These items are available for sealed-bid auction: enter the amount you're willing to pay, and if your bid is the highest at the close of the auction, the item is yours and will be ready for you to pick up and take home. Transportation will be the responsbility of the buyer.

Since it's sealed-bid, it doesn't matter when you bid—no need to strategically time your bid for the last minute. It only matters that you do!

Available Items

Previously Auctioned Items

Hand-Hewn Timber Frame

This beautiful structure was completed by North House students in a spring 2018 timber framing course. Starting with whole logs, the students used traditional Scandinavian axes to hew the round…

Auction closed – Winning bid: $6,250.00


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Wood-Fired Brick Bread Oven

This recently completed student project is ready to move into your yard and become a neighborhood fixture for crispy pizzas, chewy artisanal crusts and plenty of other delicious possibilities: your…

Auction closed – Winning bid: $2,551.00


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Stavlinebygg 26’ x 16’ timberframe

This beautiful hand-hewn structure was built in 2017 by North House students with international instructor & craftsman Trond Oalaan of Norway. Starting with red pine logs, the students worked for…

Auction closed – Winning bid: $8,000.00


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Hand-Hewn Timber Frame

This beautiful structure was completed by North House students in a spring 2019 timber framing course. Starting with whole logs, the students used traditional Scandinavian axes to hew the round…

Auction closed – Winning bid: $8,125.00


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Old Town Wood Canvas Sponson Canoe

While not student-built, this is an incredibly special item that we have the privilege of finding a home for. Originally built in 1944 by Old Town, this 16' wood canvas…

Auction closed – Winning bid: $5,000.00


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10x14 “Thoreau’s Cabin”

Built in a fall 2019 North House course taught by Randy Schnobrich, this small building has big potential! A guest house, a writing studio, a classy outbuilding...the possibilities are many.…

Auction closed


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16x20 Timber Frame

This frame was constructed in a Basic Timber Framing course in the summer of 2019. This frame is built of white pine timbers and is ready to be raised and…

Auction closed – Winning bid: $6,600.00


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