Three legged stool making and Pole lathe Intro at Coed Tylluan near Cardigan

Duration: 2 day course

Price: £120

Run by: Wil Nickson
at Wild Wood Craft



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About the Course

Green woodworking courses at Coed Tylluan near Cardigan.

Learn traditional green wood working skills using hand tools and coppiced wood to make your own three legged stool.

On the second day we will be taking to the Pole lathe. These wood turning courses will offer a step by step tutorial from log to finish product covering all the different processes and techniques which will give you the know how to make your own green wood crafts from raw materials such as ash, hazel, cherry, sycamore, beech and oak. Get to know the different properties of various timbers and how and when to use them. A great start to help build your green wood working skill base. Beginners and improvers as well as experienced crafters welcome.

Green wood work courses cover all the steps necessary to build on your own existing skillset or learn new skills when working down coppiced wood into various woodland crafts or practical items like tools handles, etc. Learn how to use the hand tools involved and the traditional techniques of joinery used in this declining country craft. Tools involved in this craft include the side axe, the froe and mallet, the drawknife and the shave horse, the cleaving break and the pole lathe, among others.

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 will be provided and tea, coffee and biscuits will be available free of charge. Vegan and vegetarian food can be provided for participants at their request. Camping onsite can be arranged. Larger groups can hire geo-dome accommodation for up to 6 people.

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Course dates are flexible; please get in touch for the next available date.

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