Latest Reviews

This should be on your 'things I want to do before I die' list. Great fun, inspirational, gives purpose to life.
By Brian Mahler - 8 years ago
Simon came to run a workshop for our Touch To See Art Club for visually impaired participants at the Corn Exchange, Newbury. Tactile resources are very important for this group and Simon very kindly provided examples of his work for them to handle whilst explaining the techniques he uses to make them. It was great that he could offer something...
By Kerrie Walker - 8 years ago
Undertook this greenwood working course as part of Coppicewood's 6 month woodland management course. Both courses were excellent. The green woodwork course was taught by three skilled and passionate instructors who helped us to get grips with a variety of skills from pole lathing to axe work. The 6 month woodland management course is a life changer. Check it out.
By David Hunter - 8 years ago
Had a really good experience. I made my very own shave horse to take home. I used Douglas Fir for the bench, Ash for the legs (3) and Willow and Ash for the vice. Chosen from the wood lying on the ground in the coppiced woodland acre just down the path. Personal instruction was at a pace that suites you....
By Holly Harries - 8 years ago
Earlier this year I had three days one-to-one instruction with George at his workshop in Burnham on Sea. I am very much a beginner and make slow progress but George has been very patient and has definitely helped to boost my confidence. Last week I turned my first complete bowl at home, alone, without any heart-stopping moments. It may not...
By Cheryl - 8 years ago
I had so much fun on this course: results are awesome. You can be sure you will walk away with a handful of creations you can be proud of. Debs is a great teacher, very patient and encouraging. Children love this workship too - it is a great way to spend an afternoon.
By Fiona Hill - 8 years ago
This is a really cool course. I was 11 when I did it and it was so much fun and I hope I can do it again. Debs was so patient and helpful :)
By Lauren - 8 years ago
I had a fantastic day making a stool. The guys are great and the setting fantastic. Get yourself along - you'll have a smashing time.
By Diane Dixon - 8 years ago
It was the most exciting workshop I have ever done, my friends were amazed, a lot have never heard of Gyotaku, so I spread the word! Looking forward to doing some more in June. ANN
By ann conway - 8 years ago
Done a days course,also a wk/end both times a fantastic experience.Its hands on working with greenwood,tools and methods used a hundred yrs. or more advice is on hand but you are the designer let your ideas run wild.The staff are great also the banter and theres plenty of that,to work with wood is to harmonise with part of nature,chill let...
By david barella - 8 years ago