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Cleft Gate Making

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About the Course

Design and build a unique and beautiful garden cleft gate using either oak, chestnut or ash you will use traditional tools and techniques to create a gate to be proud of.

You will learn:

- Designing your gate
- Selecting suitable wood
- Cleaving and shaping
- Joints and building
- Finishing

Participants are advised to measure the vehicle they intend to transport their gate home in. As a guide a single gate approximately 3ft – 4ft square is achievable in the time allocated.

Small Woods use only experienced professionals and woodland practitioners as tutors. We have more than 20 years’ experience of delivering courses and training and a reputation for high quality teaching and professionalism.

Small Woods courses are suitable for all levels of experience and ability and we keep course numbers low. The physical nature and/or woodland location of some courses may make them difficult for people with mobility problems. We do, however, have many years’ experience in enabling all groups to attend courses and will make every effort to ensure a satisfying experience for all.

If you will be redeeming a CraftCourses gift voucher on this course, the voucher code must be provided at the point of booking.

What's included in the price?

Your course fee includes tuition, tools and equipment, materials, refreshments throughout the day, and lunch unless otherwise specified. All courses start promptly at 9.30 am (feel free to arrive from 9 for refreshments)

All information about accommodation is available through Shropshire tourism websites. You may be able to book online with some hotels.

We also have basic on-site accommodation. Limited camping and space for camper vans are also available to course participants, available only on request.

With more than 30 years experience of delivering courses and training, Small Woods courses have gained a reputation for high quality teaching and professionalism. Most courses take place at the well-equipped Green Wood Centre in Coalbrookdale, Telford. We have a range of indoor and outdoor teaching areas that provide a range of versatile spaces for our diverse range of courses.

We work in partnership with approved external providers to deliver courses across the UK. We expect all courses to meet the high standards that have been established over many years and to use only experienced professionals and woodland practitioners as tutors.

Small Woods strives to ensure the best quality learning experience by keeping course numbers low. Our courses, unless otherwise specified, are suitable for all levels of experience and ability. We have many years experience in enabling all groups to attend courses and will make every effort to ensure a satisfying experience for all.

We try and encourage car sharing and the use of public transport for participants on our courses. Please contact us if you need a lift or you are willing to offer a lift to someone else who is travelling here and the direction that you will be travelling. We can also offer to lifts to and from the train station. Please contact us if this is of interest to you.

Contact

Sonia at Small Woods Association
The Old Station
Station Road
Coalbrookdale, Telford
Shropshire
TF8 7DR
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Suitable for

  • Accommodation offered
  • Corporate days out & team building
  • Engagement, birthdays & anniversaries
  • Hen dos
  • Public transport
  • Romantic
  • Stag dos
  • Suitable for beginners
  • Teenagers
  • UK Holiday

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Price:

£180

Duration:

2 Days


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