Adult bushcraft and survival skills course
This is a great hand’s on day at our woodland site near Warminster Wiltshire.
Learning basic survival and bushcraft skills.
During your time spent with us you will discover how to:
· Build a debris shelter
· Purify water
· Use natural tinder's
· Light a fire without matches
· Make cordage from natural plant fibres
· Identify trees
· Find North without a compass
Minimum age is 18,...
This one day charcoal making course is one of our most popular courses and will run from our Warminster site from 9.30am to 4pm.
The course fee is £55 per person.
This course is well suited for small woodland owners, community woodland groups and conservation groups or anybody interested in low-volume charcoal production.
The course will cover the following:
• The history of charcoal making
• Health safety
• Making charcoal using a small traditional...
The Dala Horse is a traditional symbol of Sweden.These horses were carved by men working in the forests during long winter evenings and brought back to the village for the children to play with. This is how the little wooden horse from Dalarna became a treasured object. These simple wooden horses were later painted in bright colours inspired by the flower patterns painted on furniture and walls in the region.
Why not try your hand...
Make your own traditional wooden rake to take home.
This course is a great opportunity to learn new skills in a beautiful Woodland setting
Discover how to cleave the wood with a froe and shape with a drawknife and shave horse.
Have a go at making rake tines using the tine cutter.
This course will be run at our site near Warminster. Maximum course size 6 candidates
Make a Shrink Pot and Discover the magic of shrink pots.
This course will run from our woodland site near Warminster in Wiltshire
Shrink pots are often referred to as shrink boxes and are believed to have originated from Scandinavia. These pots are called Krympburk in Sweden, they were traditionally used for storing dry goods.
The pots are made from freshly felled green wood. A section from a branch or trunk is taken depending on...
Beginner’s spoon carving course
Come along and spend the day with us in our semi ancient woodland near Warminster and learn how to create a spoon from green wood.
During your time spent with us you will learn how to:
• Select the wood for your spoon blank
• Use safe sawing techniques
• Mark out the spoon shape on the blank
• Use stop cuts
• Axe out a spoon blank
• Use safe...