Walking Stick Course - one day
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Walking Stick Course
A one day class in the basic skills involved in making your own sticks. No experience needed but a willingness and ability to use hand tools is essential.
Most of the people who come have never made a stick before, but everyone goes home with a complete stick they have made! Anyone with a bit of stick-making knowledge who would like to improve and learn some new tricks is also welcome.
Everyone who attends learns how to straighten a stick, make a "proper" traditional peg joint to fix the handle to the shank and use simple tools to work the handle and shank to a finished stage.
Arrive: for a 9.30am prompt start
Depart: after the course finishes at 4pm
Directions: sent with booking confirmation
What to bring: work clothes; pen and notebook; packed lunch
Let us know: if you have any special needs
Refundable up to two weeks prior to course (minus £30 admin fee)
No refunds for cancellations within two weeks of course
All adult courses are open to 16 year olds and over.
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.
Dave and the Team were most informative with the pace of instruction just right, interspersed with priceless Top Tips on how to make that little difference in making a walking stick that is yours. In addition to the expert tuition based on years of experience Dave readily shared his passion and subject matter expertise for the right tools for the job, of which he has a fair few, some adapted for the purpose. I came away motivated to get the garage cleared out, the workbench set up and stick making underway using the additional materials purchased on the course. My thanks to Dave and the Team for a most informative, enjoyable and productive day and to my wife Sally for purchasing the course for me as a Xmas gift. Dave a warm welcome awaits in Hampshire.
Paul Burt - - #14171
Enjoyed every second of this course, it was so informative, the tutor helpful, the time just flew away. Thank you so much for a wonderful day.
Philip robinson - - #10414
A thoroughly enjoyable and educational day. So much information presented with a calm relaxed approach and all course members treated in a very professional and inclusive manner. The day went by a flash and yet we all came out with our completed masterpieces! It has certainly wetted my appetite and I can see myself continuing to practice the skills gained today (should my retirement from work ever happen!!)
Tony Bettison - - #10410
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Course Start DatesSunday 22nd July 2018
Tuesday 18th September 2018
- Accessible by public transport
- Disabled access
- Suitable for beginners
- Suitable for events & groups
- Suitable for stag and hen dos
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