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Fifth Workshop „Historical Wood Utilization: Woodworking“

2–6 September 2017
Palace of the Grand Dukes of Lithuania

Historical Wood Utilization is a regular international meeting of scientist and practitioners interested in different aspects of wood use throughout the times. Main topic of HWU2017 will be “Wood Working”. The workshop will be organized like the last ones: interdisciplinary, fostering discussions, a combination of oral presentations, practical demonstrations and excursions and will be limited to 35 participants.

PROGRAMME

2 September, Saturday

18.00–19.00 Registration

19.00–21.00 Ice-breaker with an opening of the Chamber Exhibition „Tools for Woodworking and not only...“

3 September, Sunday

8.40–9.00 Registration

9.00–9.10 Opening

I SESSION OF ORAL PRESENTATIONS PREHISTORIC WOODWORKING

9.10–9.30 Katarina Čufar
QUESTIONS OF WOODWORKING – FROM PILE DWELLINGS TO PRE–MODERN ARCHITECTURE

9.30–9.50 Bernhard Muigg
NEOLITHIC WOOD WORKING IN NORTH–EASTERN FRANCE

9.50–10.10 Silke Lange
WOODEN ARTEFACTS IN THE NETHERLANDS FROM PREHISTORIC TIMES UNTIL 1300 AD

10.10–10.25 Julia Weidemüller
CAN CONSTRUCTION TELL US ANYTHING ABOUT THE CONSTRUCTOR? A TYPOLOGY OF ANCIENT WELLS IN BAVARIA

10.25–11.00 Coffee break

11.00–11.20 Caroline Vermeeren
USING BRANCH AGE AND DIAMETER TO IDENTIFY WOODLAND MANAGEMENT: NEW DEVELOPMENTS

11.20–11.35 Claudia Baittinger
DIFFERENT KINDS OF 'UNDER–WATER–FENCES' IN THE BALTIC FROM VARIOUS PERIODS

11.35–11.50 Kęstutis Peseckas
WOOD WORKING AT ŠVENTOJI BRONZE AGE RIVER

11.50–12.30 Wulf Hein
ERGERSHEIM EXPERIMENTS 2011–2017

12.30–12.50 Discussion

13.00–14.00 Lunch

I PRACTICAL SESSION THE VILNIUS CASTLES, WOODEN HERITAGE, REENACTMENT

14.0016.00 Rūtilė Pukienė, Irutė Kaminskaitė
TOUR OF THE NATIONAL MUSEUM – PALACE OF THE GRAND DUKES OF LITHUANIA SPECIALIZED IN WOODEN HERITAGE

16.0016.30 Coffee break

16.3017.10 Algirdas Juškevičius
REENACTMENT OF ANCIENT WOODENWARE. PRACTICAL ASPECTS (DEMONSTRATION)

17.1017.30 Kęstutis Peseckas
DEMONSTRATION: WOOD WORKING AT ŠVENTOJI BRONZE AGE RIVER

17.3018.00 Discussion

4 September, Monday

II PRACTICAL SESSION WITH A SPECIAL GUIDE RASA BERTAŠIŪTĖ „WOOD AND WOODWORKING AT THE ETHNOGRAPHIC OPEN AIR MUSEUM OF LITHUANIA AT RUMŠIŠKĖS“

9.0010.30 Departure from Vilnius, arrival at the Open Air Museum

10.3011.00 Coffee break

11.0013.30 Architecture of homesteads from three ethnographic regions of Lithuania. Manor house – the Wooden Built Heritage Conservation, Research and Training Center. Museum depository of old tools and/or Exile sector

13.3014.30 Lunch

14.3016.00 Practical education: building a regional type log house, shingle production

16.0017.00 Coffee break, discussion

17.0018.00 Architecture of a homestead from Samogitia region

18.0019.30 Departure from Rumšiškės, arrival at Vilnius

5 September, Tuesday

II SESSION OF ORAL PRESENTATIONS „WOODWORKING IN HISTORICAL TIMES“

9.009.20 Antonio Frattari
USE OF THE WOOD IN THE BUILDINGS REFURBISHMENT: CASE STUDY THE RECLAMATION OF A RURAL BUILDING IN TRENTINO REGION (ITALY)

9.20–9.40 Veronika Kotradyova
ARCHETYPES AND STEREOTYPES CONNECTED WITH WOOD

9.40–9.55 Konrad Mayer
WORKABILITY OF DIFFERENT WOOD SPECIES: ARE THERE CONNECTIONS TO OTHER WOOD CHARACTERISTICS?

9.55–10.10 Jelte van der Laan
OUT OF THE WOODS, DEVELOPMENT OF THE ARCHAEOLOGICAL WOOD DATABASE WOODAN

10.10–10.30 Rūtilė Pukienė, Irutė Kaminskaitė
WHAT THE WOOD OF THE 14-17 CS. COMBS AND MIRROR FRAMES TELLS

10.30–11.00 Coffee break

11.00–11.10 Michael Grabner
TOOL MARKS - A CASE STUDY FROM STYRIA

11.10–11.30 Sarah Cremer
METHODS FOR RECORDING WOOD WORKING TRACES IN ROOF FRAMES AND FIRST RESULTS FROM THE STUDY OF THIRTY ROOFS IN THE BRUSSELS REGION (BELGIUM)

11.30–11.40 Elisabeth Wächter
ASSEMBLY MARKS IN ROOF CONSTRUCTIONS AT THE WALDVIERTEL REGION

11.40–11.50 Michael  Grabner
HOW LONG WAS TIMBER DRIED

11.50–12.10 Sebastian Nemestothy
SAFEGUARDING HANDICRAFT KNOWLEDGE WITH THE HELP OF FILMING - SHINGLE PRODUCTION

12.1012.30 Discussion

12.3014.00 Lunch

III PRACTICAL SESSION „TOUR OF THE STATE CULTURAL RESERVE OF KERNAVĖ WITH THE DEMONSTRATION OF ANCIENT BIRCH BARK DECORATION TECHNIQUE“

14.00 Departure

15.00–17.00 Activities at the Kernavė reserve, coffee break in between

18.00 Arrival at Vilnius

19.0021.00 Farewell dinner

5 September, Tuesday

7.00 Departure for Tartu, Eurodendro-2017, and for other destinations