Island School of Building Arts

The Island School of Building Arts has been teaching the traditional craft and art of Big Wood joinery to students from around the world since 1997. Nestled in a vibrant island community off the west coast of Canada, ISBA provides a full-immersion learning experience in the heart of big wood country. All tools supplied. 

Currently registering for:

Fall 2021
Timber Frame Hammer Bents (November 1 - 26)

SketchUp for Timber Framers Workshops
Level 1 (October 23 & 24, 2021)

Spring 2022
Timber Framer Post & Beam (April 4 - 29)
Timber Frame Hammer Bents (May 2 - 27)
Log Building (May 30 - June 24)

Fall 2022
Log Building (September 5 - 30)
Timber Frame Post & Beam (October 3 - 28)
Timber Frame Hammer Bents (October 31 - November 25)

SketchUp for Timber Framers Workshops
Level 1 (April 23 & 24 and October 22 & 23, 2022)
Level 2 (May 14 & 15 and November 12 & 13, 2022)

For more information on the school and courses, visit www.isba.ca or contact Pat at 250-247-8922.

ISLAND SCHOOL OF BUILDING ARTS
3199 Coast Road
Gabriola Island, British Columbia
V0R 1X7

p: (250) 247-8922         f: (250) 325-8978

email: info@isba.ca

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