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Greenwood stool making at Sylva Wood School

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About the Course

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 and materials are provided - please bring a packed lunch.

Contact

Joseph Bray at Sylva Foundation
Little Wittenham Road
Long Wittenham, Abingdon
Oxfordshire
OX14 4QT
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Suitable for

  • Adults
  • Corporate days out & team building
  • Engagement, birthdays & anniversaries
  • Parking provided
  • Seniors
  • Suitable for beginners
  • Teenagers

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Price:

£100

Duration:

1 day (9:30am to 4:00pm)


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