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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...
Bow making
Bow making
West Sussex - Next course on 23rd August 2019
£295
Europe had a long history of making primitive bows. The earliest remains of bows in western Europe date back over 6000 years. Our ancestors faced the same challenges of working wood to acheive a shooting bow using only hand tools. They were able to fashion excellent hunting bows using flint knives and scrapers. To aid our students we use modern hand tools but the basic skills remain the same. in 3 days you will make a European Self Bow out of an Ash log. During the weekend we will cover:...
Coracle Making
Coracle Making
Shropshire - Next course on 23rd August 2019
£350
Build an Ironbridge style coracle using simple tools and techniques to suit all levels of experience and ability. The coracle has been around for thousands of years, evolving as a cheap, simple boat that anybody could make and use for all sorts of short river work, particularly fishing. You will learn to select suitable ash laths, techniques for bending laths to shape, nailing, clenching nails and fixing and tailoring the calico cover ready for painting. You will leave with a finished coracle and paddle ready for the Coracle Regatta on...
Pole lathe bowl turning
Pole lathe bowl turning
Northumberland - Next course on 23rd August 2019
£135
Pole lathe bowl turning is one of our endangered crafts. I have honed my skills for over a decade now and can offer the ideal space to teach this fascinating skill to others. You will receive a full day's tuition from a professional turner and will go home with your own finished bowl. Experience days will be held in a dry and midge free environment in my workshop in Kielder. At present I have up to two spaces for a day on the lathe. The good thing about small size...
Upholstery course - bring your own project
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Upholstery course - bring your own project
Cornwall - Next course on 24th August 2019
£150
We run regular weekend courses in upholstery and restoration. They are run by Polly, who has been in the industry for over 10 years and teaching in London for over 7 years so you'll be in safe hands. Five day courses are also available. We try to ensure that all your needs are taken care of so you are free to relax, unwind, get hands on creative and to make new friends too. You can bring your own project and all levels are welcome, so don't worry if you're a...
Introduction to green wood crafts
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Introduction to green wood crafts
Cornwall - Next course on 24th August 2019
£65
Set in our beautiful tranquil 40 acre ancient oak woodland, you will welcomed with an open fire and a cup of tea. During the day you will learn how to use traditional hand tools including a shave horses to craft and carve spatulas, butter knives and gypsy flowers. You will learn safe knife techniques that can be used to carve beautiful walking sticks. Take a break, sit by the fire with cup of tea and enjoy the “Spirit of Place”. A family or friends group of between 3 and 8...
Relief carving & sculpture in hardwood with Alister Neville: a 'Quirky Workshop' at Greystoke Craft Garden & Barns near Penrith and Ullswater
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Relief carving & sculpture in hardwood with Alister Neville: a 'Quirky Workshop' at Greystoke Craft Garden & Barns near Penrith and Ullswater
Cumbria - Next course on 24th August 2019
£82
Spend a busy day with Alister and master the various carving skills associated with Relief Carving or simple sculpture in Hardwood. Choose either a flat board, perhaps for a plaque, for bread or cheese, or a house name. Alternatively if you re feeling more energetic, carve a rough bowl or a simple 3D sculpture - a hedgehog for example from a block of wood, the choice is yours. Arriving in a large van weighed down with 3 workbenches Alister skillfully extracts them placing them safely under the canopies outside the...
Make a Bent Stick Chair - a two day course
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Make a Bent Stick Chair - a two day course
Shropshire - Next course on 24th August 2019
£200
Make a Bent Stick Chair, two day course at Acton Scott Historic Working Farm. Create your very own sculptural and natural bent-wood chair from sustainably coppiced hazel. These traditional rustic chairs are immensely pleasing to the eye, very satisfying to make and can be tailored for your comfort. The finished chair will demand centre stage in any home or garden. You will need to bring: Secateurs, a cordless drill and a claw hammer Tutor: Dave Jackson Dave Jackson is a self-employed coppice craftsman. He won the 2012 Log to Leg...
DIY for beginners at The Makershed
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DIY for beginners at The Makershed
Bristol - Next course on 24th August 2019
£130
A DIY course for complete beginners This course will give you an introduction to basic tools, fixings and wall filling techniques which you will use these to carry out a range of common minor household repairs and DIY jobs. The course will equip you with the skills and confidence to carry out basic DIY tasks in your own home The course will cover: basic hand tools and how to use them using power drills basic fixings including coat hooks and door stops how to hang pictures and shelves level and...
Upholstery - make a traditional footstool
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Upholstery - make a traditional footstool
Cornwall - Next course on 24th August 2019
£200
This is a lovely introduction to traditional upholstery. This course is run by Polly. Polly has over ten years experience in restoration and has been teaching in London for over seven years so you'll be in safe hands. On this course you will be taught to make a footstool from the frame up, using only traditional upholstery methods, no foam here! The frame, materials, legs (a choice of wooden or metal legs are available) and a beautiful selection of top fabrics are all provided. You will also be given refreshments,...
Wood carving weekend workshop with camping
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Wood carving weekend workshop with camping
Lancashire - Next course on 24th August 2019
£195
A fun and relaxing weekend of spoon or pendant carving workshops, camping out in the Lancashire countryside. With expert guidance and tuition throughout the weekend, the spoon and pendant carving weekends are suitable for all levels of carving experience; whether you’re a newcomer to the world of spoon or pendant carving or just looking to enhance and build upon previous experience. Participants can choose whether they carve a spoon or pendants. Beyond the group workshops, there will be plenty of time for one to one tuition, support and advice to...

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