Timber Frame Construction in Washington

2023 Washington Workshop

Timber Framing Workshop

Building without Nails


  • Sunday, September 24, 2023
  • Friday, September 29, 2023
  • 09:00 AM
  • 05:00 PM


  • Olympic Outpost , Port Angeles , WA


  • $ 1100
Timber Framing Workshop: Building without nails
A 6-day introduction to timber framing taught by Jenna Pollard, Benito Steen and Arjuna “Oso” Steen. Co-hosted by Canelo Project and Olympic Outpost in Port Angeles, Washington. 
You will learn the art of laying out a timber frame structure, cutting mortise and tenons both by hand and power tools, plus a peek in to lumber selection and milling. You will gain a good understanding of tools and how to maintain them. No timberframing experience required: This course is accessible from beginners with little experience, to builders who want to learn the craft of timber framing.
Workshop and timberframe build on-site at Olympic Outpost, located by Lincoln Park in Port Angeles, Washington.
Full day program from 9am-5pm each day. Coffee, tea and lunch included and served on site. 
Basic camping available on site. Lots of hotels and vacation rentals available all over town. 
Workshop Fee: $1,100 per person
A 50% deposit is due at time of registration to secure your spot in the workshop. Remaining balance is due by Sept 1, 2023. 
Included in workshop fee: 
  • Coffee/tea and lunch all days
  • Happy Hour and dinner one evening
  • Tools to use during workshop
  • Camping onsite
  • Meet-and-greet bonfire for those who are in town on the evening of Sept 23rd
Using pegs for the joints
Raising trusses on a timber frame building
Raising a timber Frame in Port Angeles Washington
Daily Workshop Schedule
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