The long awaited day of the raising of the Shipwright Building arrives.
Progress is well underway and the timber frame is taking shape.
The first week-long July course has been a great success.
Timber framing courses started this week and the foundations are ready to go.
Construction of the foundations is underway as we ready the ground for the hand raising in August
Henry Russell is now working with fellow professionals to finish off converting the timber for the Shipwright School frame.
Professor Jon Adams from Southampton University's Maritime Archaeology unit delivers a lesson in bronze age axe heads and tools.
Timber frame apprentices have joined us at Buckler's Hard to experience the traditional methods of timber conversion.
The hewing and sawing of the trees at Buckler’s Hard has started under the expert tuition of Henry Russell.
The felled timber has arrived at Buckler's Hard village, ready for the hand hewing and pit sawing to commence.
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