British Columbia School Of Log Building – Overview

Welcome to the BC School of Log Building, a division of Stonehouse Woodworks. We are located in the heart of the Rocky Mountains in beautiful Golden, British Columbia, Canada. If you’ve ever dreamt of building your own log home, then come and join us for one of our exciting hands on log building courses.

We offer a variety of log building courses in both dovetail and full scribe, round log construction ranging in length from 2 days to 3 weeks. Our shorter 2 – 5 day courses are a great introduction to log building where we focus mainly on the layout and cutting of the specific notches. Our longer 2 and 3 week courses provide us with more opportunity to teach you the skills necessary to craft your own beautiful log house.  Building your own hand crafted log home is a challenging and rewarding experience. At the British Columbia School of Log Building we are dedicated to helping you learn the skills necessary to make that dream a reality.

Full Scribe Round Log Courses

Round Log Extended

Join us for this three week comprehensive course where you will learn the techniques and knowledge necessary to build your own full scribe log house, or prepare for employment in the exciting log house building industry.
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Round Log Intro

Join us on this one week introductory course to learn the essential skills necessary to efficiently and safely scribe, cut, and fit logs tightly together.
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Dovetail Log Courses

Dovetail Extended

Join us for this two week comprehensive course to learn the techniques and knowledge necessary to construct a traditional chinked, dovetail log building.
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Dovetail Intro

Join us on this three day introductory course to learn the essential skills necessary to efficiently and safely layout and cut a dovetail notch on any sized timber.
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Other Courses

Language Of Logs

Have you ever wondered how a log house is built? This fascinating tour is a fun and unique way to take a look at British Columbia’s sustainable log building industry
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