Half-timber work at the MOT
Interested in the technique of building half-timbered structures and want to get started yourself? Then you've come to the right place! Since 2017, we have been organizing Half-timbering classes for adults, where participants can learn and practice all techniques involved. During these workshops, we were already able to erect two new half-timbered buildings at the MOT, the bee hall and the 'Wan-kot', a barn for winnowing grain, at the Liermolen.
Clearly there is a lot of interest, because it is a fascinating subject in which many old techniques and knowledge come together. The MOT will further expand its activities in learning to build and maintain half-timbered structures in the coming years. As always, we bundle our experiences and knowledge on our website in this brand new project webpage. Richly illustrated with original photos and film material, it offers a fascinating insight into all kinds of aspects of craftsmanship based on our own realizations.
In 2021 we embarked on an...