A one day course to learn how to work with green wood using simple hand tools, and make a three-legged stool.
Learn about different tree species and understand why different woods are suitable for different tasks, how growth effects its use, and look at wood suitable for cleaving.
Learn how to cleave wood.
Learn basic axe work to rough shape the stool legs.
Use a shaving horse, draw-knives and spokeshaves to shape three stool legs.
Finishing with a simple stool to take home.
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?
All tools, materials, tea and coffee are provided - please bring a packed lunch.
Joseph Bray at Sylva Foundation
Little Wittenham Road Long Wittenham, Abingdon Oxfordshire OX14 4QT