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GLLCA
CONFFERENCE INFO

 
The Great Lakes Log Crafters Association is chartered as a non-profit organization in the State of Wisconsin, USA.

The Board President, Board Members, and Officers are elected by the general membership and serve as stewards for running the association





The Great Lakes Log Crafters is a non-profit association of handcrafted log builders from around the great lakes region including Canada.  The 60 + skilled craftsmen are dedicated to the art, education and promotion of the trade. They offer owner/builder membership and encouragement in the excellence in the trade of handcrafted log structures. Currently they are working to establish standards by which log building craftsmanship will be will be judged and codes will be established.
 
 

2022 Conference and Annual General Meeting

2022 WILL BE MAY 13-14
ONTONAGON, MI
(at Jerry Koski's building yard)

Location:  Koski Log Homes
35993 US Hwy 45
Ontonagon, MI 49953

 

2022 Annual General Meeting & Conference
 
Mark the following dates on your calendar for the 2022 Great Lakes Log Crafters Association's Annual General Meeting and Conference. The dates are Friday, May 13th, and Saturday, May 14th, 2022. The conference will be held at the AmericInn in Ontonagon, Michigan and Jerry Koski's building yard. Jerry and Linda have decided to retire and the GLLCA wants to honor Jerry's many years of support of our Association. The Board has chosen a theme of "BASIC LOG BUILDING". Watch the GLLCA website for more information. But for now, just mark your calendars because you aren't going to want to miss this year's conference.
 
I will be sending out a registration form soon.  If you have any questions, please contact me.  
 

Past Conference Pictures

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2022 CONFERENCE SCHEDULE
(click here for printable Schedule)

   
Friday, May 13th  
   
8:00-8:30am REGISTRATION
8:30-10:30am BASIC LOG BUILDING
   Log Sources - Aaron Hymand
   Type of Notches
10:30-10:45am BREAK
10:45-noon DBASIC LOG BUILDING - continued
   Scribing Techniques
   Starting the Sill Logs
   Log Selection
Noon-1:00pm LUNCH
1:00-3:00pm BASIC LOG BUILDING - continued
   Fitting the Walls
   Roof Structures
3:00-3:15pm BREAK
3:15-5:00pm  
5:00-6:00pm OPEN TIME
6:00-7:00pm SUPPER
7:00-???pm FUNDRAISER AUCTION & WINE & CHEESE SOCIAL
   
Saturday, May 14th  
   
8:00-10:00am ANNUAL GENEERAL MEETING BY BOB KENEL, PRESIDENT
10:00-10:15am BREAK
10:15-noon BASIC LOG BUILDING - continued
   Off Site Building and Moving
   Re-Assembly
Noon-1:00pm LUNCH
1:00-2:00pm Concrete to Log - Bob Kenel
2:00-5:00pm VISIT JERRY KOSKI'S BUILDING YARD
5:00-6:00pm BREAK
6:00-7:00pm SUPPER
7:00-???pm SLIDESHOW
   
   

:: REGISTRATION FORM ... click here
(note:  remember to mail your Registration Form in the mail or email!  Thank you!)



If you have topics you would like presented at the conference, please contact us

All ideas are welcome!

 

 
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