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Are you interested in woodwork? Perhaps the smell of a woodwork shop is perfume to your nostrils? Maybe the words lathe, chisel and dowel fire your imagination? You may already have extensive woodwork skills and, if so, you will know there is always more to learn when it comes to working with wood. Perhaps you want to learn the basics of wood carving or tackle the rudiments of wood turning on the lathe. Look no further! Soon you could be spending time in a creative wood workshop with a master of the craft...

£65
Cornwall - Next course on 3rd November 2018
This is a hands on practical course on woodland management. We will look at restoring a neglected and over stood coppice woodland. The courses include preparation of the work area, tool use and care, coppice restoration, working methods, material selection, storage. We will be discussing - Developing a coppice rotation Felling and processing Understanding stool density layering and planting Pest control Coppicing for economic and wildlife benefit This one day coppicing course is an introduction...
£250
Yorkshire - Next course on 2nd November 2018
Introduction to Greenwood Craft - a weekend course A 3 day course to introduce you to Green wood craft, using a Pole Lathe, basic craft tools and making simple rustic furniture. Over the course, you will cover the following: Be introduced to basic woodland management and spend part of the first day in the woodland learning how to fell and coppice small trees for greenwood craft and consider different types of native timbers [wood] and...
£375
London - Next course on 2nd October 2018
Join me in my professional workshop in London and learn how to cut some traditional woodworking joints, such as a halving joint, mortice and tenon and dovetail. This course is intended to give you an introduction to the tools, materials and skills of furniture making. If you've never picked up a chisel before-don't worry as everything will be explained as you progress! Ive been running my woodworking courses all year round for 7 years and...
£85
Yorkshire - Next course on 27th October 2018
Make a 3-legged rustic stool. Make a Rustic Stool in green wood. What is Green Wood? Green Wood is freshly felled, still sappy wood. To work it requires a set of simple techniques based on an understanding of how wood reacts - both to the tools, and to the dry and shrinking process. Because it is green, the wood is soft and easy to work with hand tools, and because of this, green woodwork creates...
£65
London
Monumental sculptural wood carving is an opportunity to get involved in carving large scale green timber. The course supports all levels of ability in a relaxed atmosphere. Your tutor Stephen Stockbridge trained as a sculptor and has been creating public artworks for over 30 years. The carving once completed is donated to a school or community space. Students are introduced to working with mallets chisels and gouges and look at tool selection. The principles of...
£80
West Yorkshire
Looking for a unique and creative experience? Want to learn new practical skills? What about a one-to-one or small group day of green woodwork in Engine Wood? Your day of green woodcarving using traditional tools and techniques can individually tailored to suit the you. The nature of a one-to-one/small group day means the topics to be covered can be chosen by youl and the date can be arranged to suit your timetable. Your day could...
£17
Hampshire - Next course on 21st August 2018
Draw and Write with Fire - Pyrography Workshop with Graham Turner Wood Turner. The event is part of Hampshire Open Studios, there will be two well known local artists Shaun Stevens, Tessa van Hasselt, and myself (Graham Turner) with a display of wood turning, so there is plenty to see. Open to all ages (8 - 80+), there are six places in each workshop. I also accept group bookings for a whole table for £80.00....
£70
Pembrokeshire - Next course on 15th September 2018
This full day course allows you to take a log blank and turn it into a spoon you’ll be able to use in the kitchen forever. We teach you how to safely and effectively use axes and different knives to shape your spoon, giving you the perfect introduction into making spoons for yourself at home. David Hunter is a coppice worker in Pembrokeshire, where he manages local woodlands using hand tools and traditional techniques. He...
£326
Carmarthenshire - Next course on 24th November 2018
Two day workshop with Mick Sheridan . Learn from the great Master himself and upholster a drop-in seat using Welsh woollen fabrics from a choice of Melin Tregwynt and Cambrian Wool. We’ve had great fun buying a whole load of lovely chairs from a local auction. You’ll be de-constructing the old chair and re upholstering it, using tools such as hammers, tack removers, ballots pliers and a webbing stretcher. You’ll be stuffing the seat by...
£100
Yorkshire - Next course on 3rd November 2018
Willow Garden Structures - a one day course Willow is an amazing plant. A cut stem can re-root and grow through just being pushed in the ground. It grows incredibly quickly, is tactile, flexible and a joy to work with. On this course you will develop skills and knowledge that can be used over and over in a multitude of ways. You will be introduced to willow as a beautiful material that is easy and...