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Devon stave basket course at The Old Kennels

Devon stave basket course at The Old Kennels

About the Course

Stave baskets are very hard wearing and give years of service. You will be making a ‘number 2’ sized basket with a handle, which was designed to hold about 20lbs of potatoes using cleft ash for the ‘bonds’ and handle and western red cedar for the staves.

A traditional basket also known as a splint basket originating from west/north Devon and used by farmers and smallholders for planting and harvesting potatoes, apples, feeding stock, and a multitude of tasks on the land.

With Mark Snellgrove.

Courses run 10am – 4pm, we will be glad to welcome you for coffee from 9.45am.

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?

(Plus approximately £30 materials).

A selection of teas, coffee and soft drinks are inclusive and served throughout the day.

Lunch is served as a ‘bring and share’ sit down buffet - please bring a small plate of food to share, or lunch can be provided by pre-booking at a cost of £5.


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The Old Kennels, Stentwood
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Suitable for

  • Accommodation offered
  • Adults
  • Parking provided
  • Public transport
  • Suitable for beginners
  • UK Holiday

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2 days (9:45am to 4:00pm)

Next available date

25th November 2020

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