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Greenwood stool making at Sylva Wood School

Happy stool makers at the end of a course

Duration: one day

Price: £100

Book with: Joseph Bray
at Sylva Foundation

Little Wittenham Road
Long Wittenham, Abingdon
Oxfordshire
OX14 4QT

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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.

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What's included in the price?

All tools, materials, tea and coffee are provided - please bring a packed lunch.



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Course Start Dates

Saturday 15th February 2020
Sunday 16th February 2020
  • Suitable for all abilities
  • Suitable for beginners
  • Suitable for events & groups
  • Teen friendly
  • Weekends

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