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Sallerton Wood

Contact Name: Andy Morton

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Kelly
Lifton
Devon
PL16 0HH

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Chair making course at Sallerton Wood
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Chair making course at Sallerton Wood
Devon - Next course on 9th May 2020
£425
These six-day green wood chair making courses cover all the green woodworking skills and processes needed in order to construct your own chair from a green ash log. The techniques include cleaving out and shaping the components, drying some of the components overnight in the wood-fired kiln, steam-bending some of the components to give them the correct form, cutting and drilling mortises and tenons, frame assembly, and finally weaving the seating material. There is a range of chair designs to choose from, to suit all abilities, and a range of...
Introduction to green woodwork course at Sallerton Wood
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Introduction to green woodwork course at Sallerton Wood
Devon - Next course on 28th September 2019
£80
These 1-day courses cover the properties of green wood, cleaving techniques and production of simple craft objects created from a greenwood log using traditional hand tools such as draw-knives and pole lathes. Anything you make during the day will be yours to take home and may include items such as spoons, spatulas, rolling-pin or a wooden mallet. This course is most suited to anyone wishing to have a go at some green woodwork, with absolutely no previous knowledge or skills required. This is a great taster day to whet your...
Kuksa carving at Sallerton Wood
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Kuksa carving at Sallerton Wood
Devon - Next course on 23rd May 2020
£155
A Kuksa is a traditionally hand carved Scandinavian wooden mug or bowl, used for eating and drinking. These two-day courses will cover all the rudiments of carving by hand and tool selection to create your very own beautiful and unique vessel, using traditional techniques and starting with a freshly-cut greenwood log. The principles and practicalities of tool sharpening will also be covered during this course. The course is run over two days to cater for individual designs and allow all abilities of student to achieve a great finish to their...
Make a shave horse at Sallerton Wood
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Make a shave horse at Sallerton Wood
Devon - Next course on 30th May 2020
£170
These two-day courses teach a wide range of green woodworking techniques whilst making your own traditional green wood shaving horse using timber sourced within the woodland. The topics covered include the properties of green wood, cleaving techniques and the use of traditional hand tools and equipment such as draw-knives and pole lathes. A shave horse is a fundamental piece of kit needed by all green woodworkers and it will be yours to keep at the end of the course, and the course fee is less than the cost of buying...
Stool making course at Sallerton Wood
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Stool making course at Sallerton Wood
Devon - Next course on 2nd May 2020
£240
These 3-day greenwood stool making courses cover all the green woodworking skills and processes needed in order to construct your own sturdy stool from a green Ash log. The first day will be spent cleaving out and making the components for your stool ready for drying overnight in the wood-fired kiln. On day two you will make the legs and assemble your stool frame, and on the final day you will be taught how to apply the seating material in order to complete your stool. There will be several different...