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Northern Wood Monkey

Contact Name: Stephen Ridd

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Address:
27 Guessburn
Stocksfield
Northumberland
NE43 7QP

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Northern Wood Monkey's Courses

Beginners spoon carving course
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Beginners spoon carving course
Northumberland - Next course on 24th November 2019
£70
Do you fancy trying your hand at spoon carving? I have been managing woodlands and developing traditional craft skills for the past 6 years at Northern Wood Monkey in Northumberland. Come along and learn safe axe and knife skills in a comfortable environment and make your own spoon. No previous woodworking experience is necessary, though those with knowledge of working with wood will still find fresh challenges in the hand carved spoon. The joy of spoon carving is that we don't need expensive tools, workshops and work benches. Just our...
Make you own fan bird
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Make you own fan bird
Northumberland - Next course on 29th September 2019
£30
Fan birds originated in Russia and Eastern Europe as a traditional decoration hung in the home that catches gentle breezes and so draws the eye too. They are made from a single piece of wood using simple hand tools only. It needs a steady hand and steadier nerves when it comes to opening your birds wings to reveal your creation. The course runs for 3 hours at The Creative Artist Studios, Vallum Farm, Military Road, East Wallhouses, Northumberland, NE18 0LL, refreshments will be available throughout the afternoon. No previous experience...
Turn a wooden bowl on a traditional pole lathe
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Turn a wooden bowl on a traditional pole lathe
Northumberland
£100
This is suitable for complete beginners but will provide enough challenges for people with some experience of wood turning. You will be using a traditional foot-powered bowl lathe to turn a greenwood log into a bowl that will be just the job for your morning cereal or soups and stews. Through the day we will discuss the build of the lathe, types of wood used and the variety of handmade tools that can be used to turn with. We will begin by using safe techniques to axe out a 'bowl...