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Boat building, boat restoration and maintenance courses and coracle making workshops across the UK.

Gloucestershire - Next course on 24th March 2018
Discover Britain's forgotten crop - Flax. All true linen is made from flax. During the day you will be shown all the processes for working flax from seed to cloth. You will also have the opportunity of working through the processes to produce fibre ready for spinning and/or cord and rope making. A chance to dress a distaff and have a go at drop spinning. Anyone interested in the process and practice of weaving and...
West Midlands - Next course on 13th January 2018
My name is Julie and I'm an accredited Senior Journeyman in decorative art with the Waterways Craft Guild and I have been teaching narrow boat art for over 12 years. My training course will take place in the log cabin in my garden. The day will start at 10.00 a.m. and end at 4.00 p.m. The content of the course will be to decorate a wall hanging dinner plate with canal art roses, daisies and...
2 DAY CAR UPHOLSTERY COURSE This course consists of 5 easy Modules. Over the two days you will learn the basic fundamentals of how to re-cover a car seat. We tailor the course to either: * Modern Car * Classic Car * Campervan * Boat You will learn all about the Tools needed, Industrial Sewing Machine use, Preparation, Planning and Safety. You will also learn how to do Basic Repairs & Patterns. You can even...
Perth & Kinross - Next course on 6th April 2018
DESCRIPTION Jane Wilkinson from Special Branch Baskets has teamed up with Alyth Craft Tourism to provide a unique crafting experience.   On our 3 day coracle making course you will be able to learn an ancient craft whilst still having the opportunity to enjoy the natural peace and the splendid scenery that the local landscape has to offer.  Alyth is nestled at the foothills of the Cairngorm Plateau at the start of the Perthshire & Angus...
‘Woodworking Skills incorporating Furniture Design and Making’ gives people a solid, certificated foundation (and more) in wood and working with wood. Students design and make a piece of furniture as part of the course. The course and its Level 3 qualification are exclusive to the Boat Building Academy. A maximum of ten people are accepted onto each course. Although the course has nothing to do with boats, it follows the principles that have built the...