Toys, Automata, Dolls and Teddy Bears courses, craft kits and handcrafted gifts

Sub-categories: Automata | Toy making
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Making It with Rocking-Horses by Anthony Dew (book)
Making It with Rocking-Horses by Anthony Dew (book)
(4)
£14.99
The intimate Story! Almost 50 years ago Anthony Dew set out to revive a near-defunct craft &, together with partner & wife Pat, build a lifestyle enterprise, as designers &...
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The Complete Rocking-Horse Maker by Anthony Dew (book)
The Complete Rocking-Horse Maker by Anthony Dew (book)
(1)
£14.99
In The Complete Rocking-Horse Maker 2 I have distilled all that I've learned in 45 years as a designer, maker & restorer. The comprehensive and practical manual contains projects for...
In-person
Carve a laminated half size rocking horse course
Yorkshire - Next course on 6th October 2022
Carve a laminated half size rocking horse course
(1)
£350
Carve a half size laminated rocking horse with instruction from a member of The Rocking Horse Shop team. Make this appealing Half-Size Traditional Style Rocking Horse carved in Plywood. Finished...
In-person
2-Day Traditional Mohair Teddy Bear Making In the Lake District
Cumbria - Next course on 1st October 2022
2-Day Traditional Mohair Teddy Bear Making In the Lake District
£180
Spend a fun and relaxing weekend in the beautiful coastal Georgian town of Whitehaven, in the Western Lake District, learning the art of traditional teddy-bear making. Create your own ‘Cornelius’,...
In-person
Carve a rocking horse head
Yorkshire - Next course on 23rd June 2022
Carve a rocking horse head
(19)
£350
These courses are aimed at those wishing to make a traditional wooden carved rocking horse. We will show you the traditional approach to rocking horse carving using hand tools. Previous...
In-person
Basic automata and mechanical toy making
Bristol - Next course on 20th June 2022
Basic automata and mechanical toy making
(6)
£150
Welcome to the magical world of automata, the perfect synthesis between craftsmanship, engineering and artistic expression. At the beginning of this one-day, face-to-face course you will learn some basic theories...
In-person
Dala horse carving
Edinburgh - Next course on 21st May 2022
Dala horse carving
(5)
£55
Learn to carve wood starting with this nice little project of a Dala horse. The basic shape has been formed using a bandsaw so you will add detail and learn...
Live online
Automata and mechanical toy making online: 8 classes
- Next course on 21st May 2022
Automata and mechanical toy making online: 8 classes
(3)
£290
Come with your idea and be taught either at my workshop in the busy artist studios in NW London, or on Zoom. As a teacher with experience at secondary and...
In-person
Creating automata - weekend course.  Explore the combination of movement and materials such as wood, wire, metal tube and sheet, found objects and figures.
Gloucestershire - Next course on 4th March 2023
Creating automata - weekend course. Explore the combination of movement and materials such as wood, wire, metal tube and sheet, found objects and figures.
(2)
£250
Be introduced to basic mechanisms and experiment with ways in which they can be combined with form to create automata with a narrative theme. The combination of movement and materials...
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Name Sign & Puzzle - New Baby Sign with Matching Puzzle - Name Accessories
Name Sign & Puzzle - New Baby Sign with Matching Puzzle - Name Accessories
(1)
£17
These fab sets are a beautiful gift for a new baby, new room or just a treat. Made from ply wood, they are more sustainable accessories and toys than plastic...

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