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ROUNDWOOD TIMBER FRAMING
Building Naturally Using Local Resources
Filled with detailed colour photographs and drawings, this unique and practical ‘how to’ book will unquestionably be a benchmark for sustainable building. 160pp
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ROUNDWOOD TIMBER FRAMING DVD It takes you through the design techniques and build of the roundwood timber framed Woodland Classroom and other builds are aslo explored.
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Training opportunities available on large building projects and Roundwood Timber Framing courses available at : www.ben-law.co.uk/education
THE ROUNDWOOD TIMBER FRAMING CO. is a specialist carpentry and building firm producing jointed timber frame buildings using round poles of durable timber species from well managed woodlands. The company is the building arm of woodsman and eco-builder Ben Law, whose ‘Woodland House’ brought roundwood timber framing into the public eye when it was shown on Channel 4‘s ‘Grand Designs.
THE ROUNDWOOD TIMBER FRAMING CO. is based in West Sussex and offers:
Project management and construction in the South-East of England
Consultancy and support on ecological self build construction in the uk
Sourcing, selection and grading of suitable timber from your wood or a well managed wood close to the building site
Construction from felled tree to finished frame using specialist roundwood jointing techniques secured with oak pegs
Locally sourced roofing shingles, cladding and flooring
Non load bearing straw bale construction
Breathable plasters in lime and earth
Natural insulation in straw, flax, sheep’s wool, hemp and wood fibre
Renewable energy options
The National Trust, The Earthworks Trust – The Sustainability Centre, The Aldingbourne Trust, Merrion Farm, Lodsworth Larder and a number of private clients.
Lodsworth Larder: Sussex Heritage Award Winner 2010
West Sussex County Council Design and Sustainability Award 2011
Regional Winner of West Sussex County Council Social Enterprise awards 2011
Runner up – National Social Enterprise Awards 2011
Winner of Nectar small business Award 2011
Winner of Campaign for Protection of Rural England Award 2011
Winner of Daily Telegraph best corner shop 2012
Withyfield Cottage: South East Building Regulations Award 2012 Highly Recommended
Stay in a roundwood home WITHYFIELD COTTAGE This unique roundwood timber, straw bale and cedar shingle holiday cottage is the perfect spot to escape and unwind.