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Hurdle making courses and workshops across the UK. Learn how to use riven ash and hazel, along with other native timbers, to create hurdles, which are traditional woven fences and gates, and achieve that beautiful rustic look.
Making a Sweet Chestnut Gate Hurdle Course
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Making a Sweet Chestnut Gate Hurdle Course
East Sussex - Next course on 6th September 2019
£148
A practical, hands-on day of learning some fundamental skills of greenwood working and coppice crafts to make your own sweet chestnut gate hurdle. This will include cleaving, shaving, axing and cutting out mortises. All participants will go home with a traditional gate hurdle approximately 3ft x 2ft (so fits in your car!) Course Programme: One Day, 9.30am - 4.30pm 1. Introduction: A brief introduction to gate hurdles and their uses and a look at the tools you will be using. 2. Step by step hurdle making: Step-by-step you will produce...
Traditional Fencing - Hurdle Making
Traditional Fencing - Hurdle Making
Shropshire - Next course on 28th March 2020
£180
This is a 2 day course based at the Green Wood Centre. Participants will learn how to make a traditional woven hazel hurdle working alongside a professional hurdle maker Brian Williamson. You will learn: - How to select and prepare suitable hazel rods for the different parts of a hurdle - Locate and set a hurdle brace and prepare the tools of the trade. - How to cleave (split) hazel rods using a bill hook or riving post. - Setting the zales - Weaving using a selection of material to...
Framed Hurdles
Framed Hurdles
Shropshire - Next course on 18th April 2020
£85
Learn how to make a simple framed hurdle using ash or chestnut frame and hazel weavers. Framed hurdles make attractive screens for wheelie bins and compost areas. These hurdles can use lower grade but more easily available materials. You will learn: - Selecting suitable wood - Split and cleave wood suitable for a frame - Mortise and Tenon joint - Weaving with hazel using round and split wood
Willow Hurdles
Willow Hurdles
Shropshire - Next course on 19th April 2020
£85
Using a traditional Somerset pattern you will how to make a woven willow panel to take home. The woven panels make attractive garden screens and the skills learnt will allow you to continue with future garden projects. You will learn: - Siting a hurdle clamp - Selecting suitable hazel zales (uprights) and setting within the clamp - Selecting and grading willow withies - Building the bottom, infill and finishing weave - Installation and maintenance techniques - When constructed and maintained correctly willow hurdles are durable and long lasting and can...

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