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December 2021

Bench and Stool Making

Saturday 11th December 2021 - 9:00am to 6:00pm

Make a rustic greenwood bench or simple stool using hand tools. You'll learn how to use axes, drawknives and hand augers to split and shape ash wood for the legs and drill your plank top before using oak wedges to assemble your bench. Your creation will be ready to take home and will look fantastic indoors or out.

Make your own Pole Lathe and learn how to use it

Thursday 16th December 2021 - 9:00am to Friday 17th December 2021 - 5:00pm

A two day course new for 2021. An exciting opportunity to build your own pole lathe and learn the basics of how to use it by turning a variety of items such as rolling pins, dibbers, rounders bats, coffee dampers, spurtles!

January 2022

Bench and Stool Making

Saturday 22nd January 2022 - 9:00am to 6:30pm

Make a rustic greenwood bench or simple stool using hand tools. You'll learn how to use axes, drawknives and hand augers to split and shape ash wood for the legs and drill your plank top before using oak wedges to assemble your bench. Your creation will be ready to take home and will look fantastic indoors or out.

Spoon Carving

Thursday 27th January 2022 - 9:00am to 5:00pm

Use traditional greenwood techniques to carve your own spoon. Learn about the form and function of a good spoon and how to make the most of the wood for strength and beauty.

Make your own Shave Horse

Thursday 27th January 2022 - 5:30pm to 9:00pm

In an evening! The shave horse is a wonderfully versatile piece of equipment for working in greenwood. It is used to grip the length of wood you are working on and hold it steady to enable you to shape the wood using a draw knife or a spokeshave.

February 2022

Bench and Stool Making

Wednesday 2nd February 2022 - 9:00am to 6:30pm

Make a rustic greenwood bench or simple stool using hand tools. You'll learn how to use axes, drawknives and hand augers to split and shape ash wood for the legs and drill your plank top before using oak wedges to assemble your bench. Your creation will be ready to take home and will look fantastic indoors or out.

Bowl Carving

Wednesday 9th February 2022 - 9:00am to 5:00pm

Hand carve your own trough bowl from local greenwood using axes, drawknives, gouges and adzes. A busy day will be rewarded when your creation takes pride of place in your kitchen.

March 2022

Spoon Carving

Sunday 6th March 2022 - 9:00am to 5:00pm

Use traditional greenwood techniques to carve your own spoon. Learn about the form and function of a good spoon and how to make the most of the wood for strength and beauty.

Bench and Stool Making

Wednesday 16th March 2022 - 9:00am to 6:30pm

Make a rustic greenwood bench or simple stool using hand tools. You'll learn how to use axes, drawknives and hand augers to split and shape ash wood for the legs and drill your plank top before using oak wedges to assemble your bench. Your creation will be ready to take home and will look fantastic indoors or out.

Scandinavian Shrink Pot Carving

Wednesday 30th March 2022 - 9:00am to 5:00pm

Creating beautiful natural pots from greenwood, using the shrinkage of the tree as it dries out to create a sealed pot.

Make your own Pole Lathe and learn how to use it

Thursday 31st March 2022 - 9:00am to Friday 1st April 2022 - 5:00pm

A two day course new for 2021. An exciting opportunity to build your own pole lathe and learn the basics of how to use it by turning a variety of items such as rolling pins, dibbers, rounders bats, coffee dampers, spurtles!

April 2022

Spoon Carving

Friday 22nd April 2022 - 9:00am to 5:00pm

Use traditional greenwood techniques to carve your own spoon. Learn about the form and function of a good spoon and how to make the most of the wood for strength and beauty.

May 2022

Bench and Stool Making

Sunday 8th May 2022 - 9:00am to 6:30pm

Make a rustic greenwood bench or simple stool using hand tools. You'll learn how to use axes, drawknives and hand augers to split and shape ash wood for the legs and drill your plank top before using oak wedges to assemble your bench. Your creation will be ready to take home and will look fantastic indoors or out.

Family Bushcraft Camp (2 day)

Saturday 14th May 2022 - 11:00am to Sunday 15th May 2022 - 12:00pm

Two days of fun and memorable experiences. Learn effective fire-lighting and bushcraft skills, build and sleep in your own shelter, greenwood carving skills, campfire cooking (food included), nature walk and storytelling. Specifically aimed at families, all ages welcome.

Woodland Explorer Residential (3 Day)

Saturday 28th May 2022 - 9:30am to Monday 30th May 2022 - 4:00pm

THREE unforgettable days for 8-16 year olds. Live wild in the woods sleeping in your own self built a shelter from sticks and tarps. The days will be an inspiring mix of bushcraft, whittling, fire lighting, natural arts and crafts, animal tracking, woodland games, storytelling, adventure and sleeping out under the stars.

Woodland Explorer Residential (3 Day)

Tuesday 31st May 2022 - 9:30am to Thursday 2nd June 2022 - 4:00pm

THREE unforgettable days for 8-16 year olds. Live wild in the woods sleeping in your own self built a shelter from sticks and tarps. The days will be an inspiring mix of bushcraft, whittling, fire lighting, natural arts and crafts, animal tracking, woodland games, storytelling, adventure and sleeping out under the stars.

June 2022

Bowl Carving

Wednesday 15th June 2022 - 9:00am to 5:00pm

Hand carve your own trough bowl from local greenwood using axes, drawknives, gouges and adzes. A busy day will be rewarded when your creation takes pride of place in your kitchen.

July 2022

Scandinavian Shrink Pot Carving

Friday 15th July 2022 - 9:00am to 5:00pm

Creating beautiful natural pots from greenwood, using the shrinkage of the tree as it dries out to create a sealed pot.

Make your own Shave Horse

Friday 15th July 2022 - 5:30pm to 9:30pm

In an evening! The shave horse is a wonderfully versatile piece of equipment for working in greenwood. It is used to grip the length of wood you are working on and hold it steady to enable you to shape the wood using a draw knife or a spokeshave.

September 2022

Make your own Pole Lathe and learn how to use it

Thursday 8th September 2022 - 9:00am to Friday 9th September 2022 - 5:00pm

A two day course new for 2021. An exciting opportunity to build your own pole lathe and learn the basics of how to use it by turning a variety of items such as rolling pins, dibbers, rounders bats, coffee dampers, spurtles!

Spoon Carving

Thursday 29th September 2022 - 9:00am to 5:00pm

Use traditional greenwood techniques to carve your own spoon. Learn about the form and function of a good spoon and how to make the most of the wood for strength and beauty.

October 2022

Family Bushcraft Camp (2 day)

Saturday 1st October 2022 - 11:00am to Sunday 2nd October 2022 - 12:00pm

Two days of fun and memorable experiences. Learn effective fire-lighting and bushcraft skills, build and sleep in your own shelter, greenwood carving skills, campfire cooking (food included), nature walk and storytelling. Specifically aimed at families, all ages welcome.

Bench and Stool Making

Sunday 9th October 2022 - 9:00am to 6:30pm

Make a rustic greenwood bench or simple stool using hand tools. You'll learn how to use axes, drawknives and hand augers to split and shape ash wood for the legs and drill your plank top before using oak wedges to assemble your bench. Your creation will be ready to take home and will look fantastic indoors or out.

Bowl Carving

Thursday 13th October 2022 - 9:00am to 5:00pm

Hand carve your own trough bowl from local greenwood using axes, drawknives, gouges and adzes. A busy day will be rewarded when your creation takes pride of place in your kitchen.

Make your own Shave Horse

Thursday 13th October 2022 - 5:30pm to 9:00pm

In an evening! The shave horse is a wonderfully versatile piece of equipment for working in greenwood. It is used to grip the length of wood you are working on and hold it steady to enable you to shape the wood using a draw knife or a spokeshave.

November 2022

Bench and Stool Making

Wednesday 9th November 2022 - 9:00am to 6:30pm

Make a rustic greenwood bench or simple stool using hand tools. You'll learn how to use axes, drawknives and hand augers to split and shape ash wood for the legs and drill your plank top before using oak wedges to assemble your bench. Your creation will be ready to take home and will look fantastic indoors or out.

Scandinavian Shrink Pot Carving

Friday 25th November 2022 - 9:00am to 5:00pm

Creating beautiful natural pots from greenwood, using the shrinkage of the tree as it dries out to create a sealed pot.

December 2022

Spoon Carving

Sunday 4th December 2022 - 9:00am to 5:00pm

Use traditional greenwood techniques to carve your own spoon. Learn about the form and function of a good spoon and how to make the most of the wood for strength and beauty.