6 Day Hands-On Training in Bamboo Construction May 17-22 2021

Join our Collaborative Workshop Program with JIWA 17-22 May – Led by Dodon Dimyati, bamboo specialist trained in Jogjakarta (Sahabat Bamboo since 2006).

We would love to share with you this experience of constructing a Community Classroom from bamboo at Jiwa Garden from May 17th for a 6 Days. The course program will include theory and hands-on sessions running 8:30AM – 4PM each day incl. breakfast and lunch; covering bamboo treatment, tools & safety, model-making and carpentry,  truss construction, layout,  scaffold and framing. You will be mentored by Balinese carpenters and led by Dodon.

Full schedule below: Daily drop in rate or sign up for the full workshop to receive 20% OFF.
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OUTLINE OF TRAINING MODULES 

Day 1 – Bamboo Construction Training

8:30 –  9:00- Team Introduction 

9:00 – 10:30- Course Introduction

  1. Theory: Harvesting and Treatment 
  2. Site Considerations and Workflow: Making an ergonomic construction work site; organizing the  tools and the materials 
  3. Safety Measures and Awareness: Safety first 
  4. Tools and Safety: Using the right tools; practice sharpening tools (Sharpening the knife and the chisel)

10:30 – 12:00 Carpentry Introduction – demonstration 

  1. Practice: Measuring and cutting; splitting the bamboo and making bamboo nails

12:00 – 13:00 Break time & lunch 

13:00 – 15:00 Joinery Introduction – demonstration  

  1. Practice: Making bamboo joinery (fish mouth) and practice using bamboo knife, chisel and drill 

15:00 – 15:45 Theory and Site Observation: Intro for tomorrow’s session 

15:45 – 16:00 Clean up

Day 2Making The Model and Making the 1st Truss for the construction 

8:30 – 11:00

  1. Model making and design introduction 

11:00 – 11:30

  1. Making a mold line for the trusses 
  2. Theory of making a foundation

11:30 – 12:00

  1. Choosing the bamboo poles for the 1st truss and Put the bamboo on top of the mold line

12:30 – 13:00 Break time & lunch 

13:00 – 14:00

  1. Connecting all the joint in the 1st truss using a long metal bolt

14:00 – 15:30

  1. Stand the first truss up

15:00 – 15:30

  1. Supporting the first truss using stagger/untreated bamboo poles and level it up

15:30 – 16:00  Clean up

Day 3 Making The 2nd Truss and floor structure 

8:30 – 9:00

  1. Choosing the bamboo poles and put them on the mold line for the 2nd truss

9:00 -12:00

  1. Connecting all the joints for the 2nd  truss using a long metal bolt
  2. Stand the truss up

12:00 – 13:00 Lunch break                      

13:30 – 14:30

  1. Supporting the 2nd truss  using untreated bamboo poles, make sure frame/structure is secured and level it up

14:30 – 15:30

  1. Making floor structure and bamboo scaffolding/stagger  

15:30 – 16:00 Clean up 

Day 4Making The 3rd truss and floor structure 

8:30 – 10:00

  1. Choosing the bamboo and putting the bamboo on the mold line for the 3rd  truss

10:00 -10:30

  1. Connecting all the joints for the 3rd truss using a long metal bolt
  2. Stand the truss up

12:00 – 13:00 Lunch break 

13:00 – 13:30

  1. Supporting the third truss  using untreated bamboo poles, make sure frame/structure is secured and level it up

13:30 – 15:30

  1. Making floor structure and bamboo scaffolding/stagger  

15:30 – 16:00 Clean up 

Day 5Making the front and rear roof structure and storage structure 

8:30 – 11:00

  1. Making front roof structure   (making fish mouth)

11:00 – 12:00

  1. Making rear roof structure (making fish mouth) 

12:00 – 13:00 Lunch break 

13:00 – 14:00

  1. Continue making rear the structure 

14:00 – 15:30

  1. Making the storage structure   

15:30 – 16:00

  1. Clean up 

Day 6Making roof structure/beams 

8:30 – 11:00

  1. Practice making bamboo curve (for the ridge beam or the top beam)
  2. Practice making bamboo extension 

11:00 – 12:00

  1. Installing ridge beams (the top Beam and the side beam)

12:00 – 13:00 Lunch break 

13:00 – 15:00

  1. Installing the front and the rear beams

15:00 – 15:30

  1. Putting semen mortal into the main pose   and clean up

15:30- finish  

  1. Discussing and Finalizing the workshop

Pictures from this workshop below: We had a kids activity build and made a playground set for Jiwa Garden also.

Big thanks to everyone who contributed towards building the Community Classroom at Jiwa Garden!!

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