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Log house building


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Jukka Honkanen
tel. +358 40 823 6440

Next courses in English

8.-19.5.2017 (booked full)
18.9. - 29.9.2017

The log house building course in English will be organized in Tampere college's campus in Kuru, Ylöjärvi (address: Metsätie 1, 34300 Kuru, Finland).

The participant will learn during the course the following

  • Traditional carpenter skills,
  • the meaning of ecological construction,
  • influence of buildings design to landscape,
  • prizing of the product,
  • manufacture of frame (not roof) from round logs and
  • sawn logs and traditional log house types.

Course fee and accomodation

Course fee for log house building: 550 €/person (includes teaching, safety gear and material). Price after 1.9.2017 600€/person. Accommodation in our school’s dormitory for two weeks: 200 €/person (double rooms, shared living room and kitchen, shower and two toilets). Food in our schools restaurant (includes breakfast, lunch and dinner) about 15-17 €/day.

On weekends, the students have to organize their own food because the schools restaurant is closed. (There is a kitchen in the dormitory). It is under students responsibility to take care of his/her insurances during the course.

How to enroll

You can enroll to the course by sending an e-mail to Jukka Honkanen jukka.honkanen(at)tampere.fi, where you can also provide your contact information and require the billing address.

After registering, we will send you an invoice with the course fee and for the cost for accommodation, if necessary. By paying this invoice you will be registered on the course. The meals during the course can be paid to the cashier in the school’s restaurant. A maximum of 12 participants can be admitted to the course.