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Fan bird carving at Greenwood Days

Fan bird carving at Greenwood Days

Duration: 1 days

Price: £95

Contact: Peter Wood at Greenwood Days

Ferrers Centre
Melbourne Road
Staunton Harold, Ashby-de-la-Zouch
Derbyshire
LE65 1RU
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Course Start Dates

Due to the uncertainty caused by COVID-19/Coronavirus, please contact the course organiser before finalising plans to attend this course.
Sunday 21st June 2020

About the Course

Steve Tomlin will be teaching you to carve these amazing and beautiful birds from a single piece of wood. You will look at selecting wood and preparing it for carving before you learn to carve your own bird using simple tools and Steve’s own specially developed techniques. Expect to go home with two or more birds you’ve carved. No previous experience necessary.

Greenwood Days have been running woodland craft courses since 1998. The course centre is set in a beautiful 90 acre wood in the National Forest on the Leicestershire/Derbyshire border. 

Our tutors are all highly skilled professional craft workers and teachers who share our passion for preserving, promoting and passing on these crafts and techniques. Come and enjoy the beauty of the woodland, be inspired, be creative, learn a new craft.

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

What's included in the price?

Copious amounts of tea, coffee and biscuits.
A lovely lunch with fresh home-made bread, soup of the day followed by fresh fruit.
All meals are vegetarian but do let us know if you have any other dietary requirements.
The course fee includes all materials required to complete the projects and use of tools and specialist equipment associated with each course.
Instruction will be given for the safe use of tools. 
The minimum age for standard courses is 18.



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  • Parking provided
  • Suitable for all abilities
  • Weekends

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