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Postby voodooalpaca » Mon Jul 11, 2016 12:36 pm

Damian Goodburn (Kent APT) is running three one day courses on ancient building technologies which will be of interest to many Bodgers. Damian is an expert with a wealth of practical knowledge of technology from the stone age to the 19th century.

They are to be held at the superb Weald & Downland Open Air Museum Singleton, Chichester, West Sussex PO18 0EU

Any questions please

Building technology before the saw & the ruler. Friday 5 August 2016

This one-day course will introduce students to the evidence we have for prehistoric woodworking, covering archaeological evidence from the Mesolithic, Neolithic, Bronze Age and Iron Age. The course will include lectures, demonstrations and a handling session of replica tools, objects and a number of actual prehistoric woodwork samples. ... saw-ruler/

The Roman revolution in timber building Thursday 11 August 2016

This one day practically focused course will introduce students to the evidence we have for Roman period building related woodwork and sumarise the nature of the revolution in woodworking technology they introduced to Britain nearly 2000 years ago. The course will include illustrated talks, handling sessions of real and replica Roman period ... -building/

Saxon treewrights & the buildings they built Friday 26 August 2016

A one-day course covering the evidence for Saxon building in timber, roundwood and earth between the end of Roman Britain and the beginnings of timber framed carpentry around 1180 AD. The course will cover the methods of construction, including the tools and materials used. ... ngs-built/
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