Charcoal Making

Charcoal Making


Make your own Charcoal! Learn the art and science of converting low grade wood into high grade BBQ charcoal. You will load, burn and shut down a kiln, grade the coal and bag it up, all in 1 day.

Cancellation and a full refund can be obtained up to 2 weeks before the course starts. Start dates may be amended on request.

What's included in the price?

All tools, materials are included. Free tea and coffee


Amanda Waller at Underwoodsman


Bore Place
Bore Place Road
Chiddingstone, Edenbridge

Suitable for

  • Accommodation offered
  • Parking provided
  • Suitable for beginners


1 day (9:30am to 4:30pm)

Silver Badge
What does this mean?

This craft course provider has been awarded Silver status for receiving 5 or more 5 star ratings from previous students.

The Students' Choice award ensures that course providers get recognised for their efforts in the teaching and practice of UK craft.

They also allow tutors to gain valuable feedback on their courses and for new students to find the course that's right for them.

Browse similar courses, kits, live classes and online workshops in:


In-person course
Charlie Winter - - #26682

Learnt to make charcoal with John Shepard. Very knowledgeable chap. Definitely worth doing for your first introduction to charcoal making.

In-person course
David Napper - - #26681

Excellent course, well explained with different practical methods used during the day. Very informative and worthwhile.

In-person course
Merv - - #4839

the course was brilliant and a million thanks to John. I had a great time and learned a lot. Very good tutor. Nice relaxed atmosphere with enough information to achieve the goals (How to make charcoal).

Leave a review


Please note that email addresses added here are not published. Contact information will not be shared or used for marketing unless you opt to receive our monthly newsletter about UK creative courses. You will be notified by email within two weeks if the course provider responds to your review.

Have you done this course?