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Alaska School of Log Building

April 22 - May 3, 2019

Log School Syllabus

 

Day 1  

Class  8:30 - 9:00 AM  Course Overview

 

Class  9:00 - 9:15 AM  History and Introduction to Log Building

Class  9:15 - 9:45 AM  Purchasing, selecting, and preparation of logs

Class  9:45 - 10:15 AM  Foundations and Sub Floors

Class  10:15 - 10:30 AM  Break

Class  10:30 - 11:00 AM  Power Tools and Hand Tools

Class  11:00 - 11:30 AM  Safety Issues

Class  11:30 - 12:00 AM  Layout and prep work of Starter Logs

 12:00 - 1:00 PM    Lunch Break

Hands on 1:00 - 3:00 PM  Peeling Logs

 3:00 - 3:15 PM  Break

Hands on 3:15 - 4:15 PM  Peeling Logs

   

Day 2  

Class  8:30 - 10:00 AM  Video Instruction *weather dependent

Class  10:00 - 10:15 AM  Break

Class  10:15 - 10:30 AM  Class Discussion

Class  10:30 - 12:00 PM  Video Instruction *weather dependent

12:00 - 1:00 PM  Lunch Break

Hands on  1:00 - 2:00 PM  Temporary and Permanent Foundation Set up

Hands on  2:00 - 2:30 PM  Log Inventory and Selection

Class  2:30 - 3:00 PM  Use of Tools

 3:00 - 3:15 PM  Break

Hands on  3:15 - 4:00 PM  More use of tools

Class  4:00 - 5:00 PM  Video Instruction *weather dependent

   

Day 3  

Class  8:30 - 9:00 AM  Review of Tools and Safety

Class  9:00 - 9:30 AM  Questions from the Class

Hands on  9:30 - 10:00 AM  Starter Log Selection

10:00 - 10:15 AM  Break

Hands on  10:15 - 12:00 PM  Set up and cut half log starter course

12:00 - 1:00 PM  Lunch Break

Hands on  1:00 - 2:00 PM  Scribe set up and marking 1st notches

Hands on  2:00 - 3:00 PM  Cutting Notches

 3:00 - 3:15 PM  Break

Hands on  3:15 - 4:15 PM  Cutting of Notches and Laterals

   

DAY 4  

Class  8:30 - 8:45 AM  Safety Review

Hands on  8:45 - 9:00 AM  Door and Window Openings, Set up and Cutting

Hands on  9:00 - 10:00 AM  Scribing Logs and Notching

10:00 - 10:15 AM  Break

Hands on  10:15 - 12:00 PM  Scribing Logs and Notching

12:00 - 1:00 PM  Lunch Break

Hands on  1:00 - 3:00 PM  Scribing Logs and Notching

3:00 - 3:15 PM  Break

Hands on  3:15 - 4:15 PM  Scribing Logs and Notching

   

Day 5  

Class  8:30 - 8:45 AM  Safety - Class Discussion

Class  8:45 - 9:00 AM  Wiring in Logs

Class  9:00 - 10:00 AM  Video Instruction *weather dependent

 10:00 - 10:15 AM  Break

Hands on  10:15 - 12:00 PM  Scribing Logs, Notches/Laterals

 12:00 - 1:00 PM  Lunch Break

Hands on1:00 - 3:00 PM  Scribing Logs, Notches/Laterals

 3:00- 3:15 PM  Break

Hands on3:15 - 4:15 PM  Scribing Logs, Notches/Laterals

   

DAY 6  

Class8:30 - 8:45 AMSafety -  Class Discussion

Class8:45 - 10:00 AM  Video Instruction *weather dependent

 10:00 - 10:15 AM  Break

Hands on10: 15 - 12:00 PM  Scribing Logs, Notches/Laterals

 12:00 - 1:00 PM  Lunch Break

Hands on1:00 - 3:00 PM  Scribing Logs, Notches/Laterals

 3:00 - 3:15 PM  Break

Hands on3:15 - 4:15 PM  Scribing Logs, Notches/Laterals

   

DAY 7  

Class8:30 - 8:45 AM  Safety - Class Discussion

Class8:45 - 9:00 AM  Stains and Preservatives

Class9:00 - 10:00 AM  Video Instruction

 10:00 - 10:15 AM  Break

Hands on10:15 - 12:00 PM  Scribing, Cutting Logs

 12:00 - 1:00 PM  Lunch Break

Hands on1:00 - 3:00 PM  Scribing, Cutting Logs

 3:00 - 3:15 PMBreak

Hands on3:15 - 4:15 PM  Scribing, Cutting Logs

   

DAY 8  

Class8:30 - 8:45 AM  Safety Review - Class Discussion

Class8:45 - 10:00 AM  Truss and Roof Members Layout

 10:00 - 10:15 AM  Break

Hands on10:15 - 12:00 PM  Scribing, Cutting Logs

 12:00 - 1:00 PM  Lunch Break

Hands on1:00 - 3:00 PM  Scribing, Cutting Logs

 3:00 - 3:15 PM  Break

Hands on3:15 - 4:15 PM  Scribing, Cutting Logs

   

DAY 9  

Class8:30 - 8:45 AM  Class Discussion

Class8:45 - 9:00 AM  Roof Insulation

Class9:00 - 10:00 AM  Video Instruction

 10:00 - 10:15 AM  Break

Hands on10:15 - 12:00 PM  Scribing, Cutting Logs

 12:00 - 1:00 PM  Lunch Break

Hands on1:00 - 3:00 PM  Scribing, Cuttng Logs

 3:00 - 3:15 PM  Break

Hands on3:15 - 4:15 PM  Scribing, Cutting Logs

   

DAY 10  

Class8:30 - 8:45 AM  Class Discussion

Class8:45 - 10:00 AM  Video Instruction

 10:00 - 10:15 AM  Break

Hands on10:15 - 12:00 PM  Layout and Cutting of Roof Members

 12:00 - 1:00 PM  Lunch Break

Hands on1:00 - 3:00 PM  Scribing, Cutting Logs

 3:00 - 3:15 PM  Break

Class3:15 - 4:00 PM  Class Discussion - Questions

Class4:00 - 4:30 PM  Certificates of Graduation