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Contact Name: Stuart Lawrence

Telephone: 07810 046563

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Website: www.thewildmanbushcraftcompany.com/

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1 Newby Street
Ripon
North Yorkshire
HG4 1QH

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Next course on 25th October 2017
Items you will make over the two days - eg, a bearded axe, a full handle, and a tomahawk. You will learn to make using a traditional blacksmith's forge for the tomahawk and bearded axe. You will learn to forge weld the tomahawk and bearded axe. The smithing process is quite fine and not as heavy handed as regular blacksmithing. It is more akin to jewellery making techniques. Max 2 people Courses are run on...
Dads and Lads Bushcraft courses with Stuart Lawrence - This course is designed to strengthen your mental endurance and to give you the basics of camp management, hunting, preparing animals for eating, fire starting. It is an intensive course even though it is basic - you will be put through a real life scenario as if you were in that situation. Even though these are basic bushcraft courses they are designed to simulate real-life situations,...
Next course on 31st January 2018
The first day and a half is spent forgewelding. 1095 and 15N20 steel is used. You will draw out the steel, twisting and jellyrolling to create a desired pattern. The next day and a half you will either make a knife or an axe. No prior bookings will be taken without a deposit of £150 which is non-refundable in the case of cancellation.
Next course on 1st January 2019
For those who want to participate in the full day, we start at 10am, with teas and coffees (some of our thrill seekers come a long way to take part!) and we give background information, including some of the 4000-year history of the sport. This is followed by basic feeding, training and management information, and then the participants get to carry falcons for the first time and learn how to settle them on the glove,...
Next course on 28th October 2017
This course is taught online as well as on a one to one basis at my workshop - if you have the tools or I can advise you on where to purchase the necessary tools. Tools provided at my workshop. Sessions can be booked in 4 and 8 hour blocks but can then be broken down into bite sized two hour sessions. This helps with dealing with specific issues, time to practice and a revisit...
Next course on 23rd October 2017
On this course you can spend the day learning to forge a traditional blacksmith bushcraft knife. It will involve basic blacksmith techniques for one part of the knife and silversmithing techniques for the other. You will learn how to temper, heat treat and sharpen using files. You can learn how to put a twist in the knife. If you want to make a sheath for it - this will cost an extra £100 and will...
Next course on 25th October 2017
Learn to forge a bushcraft knife / knife making / Blade smithing Spend the day at my forge learning to forge a 1055 steel bushcraft knife by hand and then put an antler handle on the tang which makes it a hidden tang. You will need steel toe cap boots or strong leather boots. No places will be booked without payment being made on the day of booking.
Next course on 5th March 2018
Learn to make a viking style sword using 416 stainless steel. This will be handforged using a propane gas forge. The first day will be drawing the sword out. Each day lasts 6 hours. No places will be booked without payment being made on the day of booking. Please get in touch for details and bookings.
Next course on 29th May 2018
Spend 4 days learning to make the tools of a blacksmith/bladesmith - hammer, tongs, drifts, cutting chisels, fullers. These are examples of some of the tools you can make. This course can also be made into single courses of one day to make a single item at a cost of £280 per day. No places will be booked without a deposit of £150 being made on the day of booking.
Next course on 28th October 2017
This course can be done online or one to one at my workshop. Tools provided at my workshop or I can advise you where to buy your own. Sessions can be booked in 4 and 8 hour blocks but can then be broken down into bite sized two hour sessions. This helps with dealing with specific issues, time to practice and a revisit in the next session before progressing. Whilst you can have whichever suits...
Next course on 26th October 2017
Courses - Make an old english longbow (3 days) The english longbow is legendary in its prowess and was feared on the battlefield for hundreds of years. During this three day course you will make your very own longbow and become a part of its history. We will teach you how to fashion your own ash self-longbow starting from an ash log. Under our guidance you will make your own bowstring and arrow, and get...
This course can be done online or one to one at my workshop. Tools provided at my workshop or I can advise you where to buy your own. Sessions can be booked in 4 and 8 hour blocks but can then be broken down into bite sized two hour sessions. This helps with dealing with specific issues, time to practice and a revisit in the next session before progressing. Whilst you can have whichever suits...
This course can be done online or one to one at my workshop. Tools provided at my workshop or I can advise you where to buy your own. Sessions can be booked in 4 and 8 hour blocks but can then be broken down into bite sized two hour sessions. This helps with dealing with specific issues, time to practice and a revisit in the next session before progressing. Whilst you can have whichever suits...
Next course on 28th October 2017
This course can be done online or one to one at my workshop. Tools provided at my workshop or I can advise you where to buy your own. Sessions can be booked in 4 and 8 hour blocks but can then be broken down into bite sized two hour sessions. This helps with dealing with specific issues, time to practice and a revisit in the next session before progressing. Whilst you can have whichever suits...
Next course on 10th March 2018
Spend a day in the woods walking and learning about what free food can be foraged . Learn to forage wild food and mushrooms. Learn how to identify and eat without fear. This is an in-depth course depending on the season and location. A coastal version can also be undertaken. No places will be booked without payment being made on the day of booking.