Wooden stool making workshop with Celi McCutcheon



Come and learn the magic of greenwood from Celi McCutcheon at the beautifully handcrafted Tree to Treen space at Grow wilder in Bristol. On this practical 2 day workshop, you will learn how to turn a log of freshly cut British hardwood into a beautiful piece of furniture that you and your friends/ family will admire for many years to come. I’ve designed the workshop so you’ll leave feeling empowered to embark on your own green woodworking journey with enough experience to experiment with making a wide range of traditional products. Day 1: - Theory of green woodworking: Practical demonstration and discussion about tools, cleaving, types of timber, grain direction, and joinery - Cleaving and shaping legs and wedges using traditional tools – froe, drawknife, spokeshave, shave horse Day 2: - Shaping seat - Setting up and drilling compound angles - Assembly and finishing Best of all, not only will you gain all this knowledge, but you’ll come away with a wooden stool of your very own.

What's included in the price?

All tools & materials are included. We also provide teas etc and snacks. There is access to a microwave if you need to heat up the lunch you bring.


2 days

Cancellation policy

Easy - Cancellation and a full refund can be obtained up to 2 weeks before the course starts


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Tree to Treen

with Craft Courses since 2022

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Suitable for

  • Adults
  • Seniors
  • Public transport
  • Parking provided
  • Suitable for beginners
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181 Frenchay Park Road, BRISTOL, Gloucestershire, BS16 1EL