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Framed Hurdles

This course has past its finish date but this page will remain available until 9th June 2019.

Duration: 1 day

Price: £80

Run by: Judith
at Small Woods Association

The Old Station
Station Road
Coalbrookdale
Telford
Shropshire
TF8 7DR

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About the Course

Learn how to make a simple framed hurdle using ash or chestnut frame and hazel weavers. Framed hurdles make attractive screens for wheelie bins and compost areas. These hurdles can use lower grade but more easily available materials.

You will learn:

- Selecting suitable wood
- Split and cleave wood suitable for a frame
- Mortise and Tenon joint
- Weaving with hazel using round and split wood

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What's included in the price?

Tools, equipment and refreshments are provided and participants are asked to bring their own food and appropriate foot wear and clothing. Free parking. Courses start promptly at 9.30 (feel free to arrive from 9 for refreshments).

Rustic huts on site, camping / campervan area with stocked kitchen and wash facilities and fire pit. Café on site too! Please ask us for advice on local B&Bs and hotels.

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.



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Course Start Dates

Sunday 26th May 2019

  • Accessible by public transport
  • Accommodation offered
  • Romantic
  • Suitable for beginners
  • Suitable for events & groups
  • Suitable for stag and hen dos
  • Teen friendly