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Explore The Great Outdoors.

Contact Name: Peter Codd

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The Old Workshop Brimslade Farm
Marlborough
Wiltshire
SN84NG

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Bushcraft and survival skills courses
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Bushcraft and survival skills courses
Wiltshire - Next course on 19th October 2019
£70
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, younger students are allowed by prior arrangement please call us to discuss. Please take a...
Charcoal making course Warminster Wiltshire
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Charcoal making course Warminster Wiltshire
Wiltshire
£55
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 Ring Kiln • Making charcoal using 45 gallon oil drums • Making Biochar using 45...
Green woodworking - make a traditional hay rake one day course
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Green woodworking - make a traditional hay rake one day course
Wiltshire - Next course on 13th October 2019
£75
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
Scandinavian Spoon Carving Course - Introduction
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Scandinavian Spoon Carving Course - Introduction
Wiltshire - Next course on 12th October 2019
£75
Here’s another Award-Winning Course from Explore the Great Outdoors, Winners of the Best Woodland Courses 2019. During your time spent with us you will learn how to carve a spoon the Scandinavian way. Your tutors will pass on the knowledge they have gained from their time spent studying the art of spoon carving with the world-famous Swedish master craftsman Jögge Sundqvist. This course runs from our semi ancient woodland site near Warminster from 9.30am to 4pm with a half hour break for lunch. Minimum age is 18, younger students are...
Shrink pot making course
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Shrink pot making course
Wiltshire - Next course on 2nd November 2019
£75
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 the size of pot you want or need. This log is then drilled through, before...