Join us as we learn traditional building techniques and construct a small timber frame roundhouse with renowned Irish woodwright and coppicer, Eoin Donnelly. Eoin is the master craftsman responsible for the construction of the Neolithic farmhouse, medieval ringfort, Viking village, crannóg house (lake dwelling), and the largest roundhouse ever built in Ireland at the Irish National Heritage Center.
When: Labor Day Weekend 2018
Friday evening August 31st through Monday evening September 3rd
Schedule: Friday evening we will have an introductory circle, discussion about
timber framing and project plans. Saturday, Sunday and Monday will be hands on!
Cost: $200 to $500 sliding scale, food and primitive camping included.
*Lodging is available for rent close by as well as a campground with
hot showers and laundry facilities.
Location: Haven Fianna, 16 acres of wilderness just outside of Murphy, NC
Registration is now closed for this workshop. If you are interested in joining us, please email and we will let you know if space becomes available!
This is an opportunity for already experienced builders to deepen their skill and knowledge with a master in traditional woodcraft. Prior experience with building or timber framing is required.
To learn more about Eoin Donnelly and view his inspiring project gallery, visit: https://eoindonnelly.ie/
For questions about the immersion, contact email@example.com.
*The roundhouse frame image at the top of the page was constructed by Artizans of Wood out of the UK, and is similar in design to the one we will be building in this immersion. Thatched buildings pictured here were contracted by Eoin Donnelly in Ireland.