- Next course on 19th September 2019
A green wood craft course that will take you step by step through the process of using green wood to create a beautiful stool to take away with you.
The course is appropriate for complete beginners but will also suit those looking to progress their skills. The course will cover many aspects of greenwood working including, the properties of greenwood, cleaving logs, axe work, use of shave horse and drawknife and accurate drilling with a...
If you have neglected hedges on your land, or just want to acquire the knowledge and skills in this ancient craft? Then join us to learn how to make them stock-proof, more beneficial to wildlife and look good too. We will teach you traditional hedge laying using hand tools. Learn how to use a bill hook - the iron age tool that is still the best for the job today.
This course will introduce you to the skills needed, to take a neglected broad-leaf woodland and transform it into a productive coppice with wildlife benefits. Our tutors will demonstrate how to cut a coppice plot safely using appropriate hand tools. You will also learn to identify different tree species and understand their value. Coppicing is the sustainable way to get our needs from wood so join us and learn how.