Axe hewing course


Duration: 1 day

Price: £150

Run by: Andrea Kittle
at Hand Crafted Timber Co

07720 226783

Bennington Farm
Crabbs Green
Hatfield Broad Oak
Bishop's Stortford
Essex
CM22 7JU

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About the Course

Introduction into various types of axes with historical overview. How axe hewing evolved and its applications. How to sharpen axes correctly. A hands-on tutorial of securing wood, how to mark out cutting lines, notching out and creating a flat surface.

If booking with a CraftCourses voucher for part or all of the course fee, please fill in the contact form above or telephone us. Your voucher code must be provided at the point of booking.

What's included in the price?

All axes, wood and PPE are provided (including chain mail leggings). Students will need to supply their own safety boots and a sturdy belt to hold up the leggings). Breakfast, refreshments and a home cooked lunch are also provided.


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I attended the timber hewing course run by steve and could honestly say that it was one of the best courses I have been on. Steve is very knowledgeable on the subject of timber hewing and makes the day really enjoyable. I would highly recommend this course to anyone that is interested in traditional woodworking. Thanks again for a great experience.

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Course Start Dates

Course dates are flexible; please get in touch for the next available date.


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