Make a Shaker Box at New Brewery Arts - Cotswolds, Gloucestershire
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About the Course
Make a stack of 4 nesting Shaker Boxes. Over the course of two days you will shape, bend and fit a selection of English hardwood bands and lids to make a set of iconic oval boxes that will all sit inside each other.
All abilities welcome!
Richard makes Shaker style boxes from his workshop in Dorset. All the boxes are made using English hardwoods that are sourced from around his home. He divides his time between making and designing new contemporary forms, based on the same simple techniques. Richard also teaches others how to make these iconic boxes.
You can turn any of our courses into a short break by staying in our on site accommodation. When you book a residential package you will get discounted accommodation in our stylish boutique hostel located in the centre of Cirencester in the Cotswolds right next door to New Brewery Arts. Our former 19th Century Cotswold stone brewery barrel store has been beautifully transformed into 21st century accommodation, light and well-appointed with a craftsman’s attention to detail. We offer guest accommodation for up to 43 people over two floors in 14 rooms, with a choice of single, bunk, family and double bedrooms, 12 with en-suite facilities. A ground floor disabled-friendly room is also available. The hostel provides a stylish communal dining and relaxation area, self-catering kitchen, laundry facilities and lockers for your bike. As with all our courses and workshops these are led by experienced tutors and as you will be part of a small group there is plenty of time to focus on you.
If booking with a CraftCourses voucher for part or all of the course fee, please fill in the contact form above or telephone us. Your voucher code must be provided at the point of booking.
What's included in the price?
All tools and materials will be provided. You will have access to tea, coffee and biscuits in the studio and a £5 voucher to spend in our cafe is included!
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Course Start Dates
Course dates are flexible; please get in touch for the next available date.
- Accessible by public transport
- Disabled access
- Suitable for beginners
- Suitable for events & groups
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