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The Wood Pile

Contact Name: Karen Stubbings

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Address:
Rennys Lane
Dragonville
Durham
DH1 2RS

The Wood Pile
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About The Wood Pile

We're a nonprofit organisation operating in Durham, all the money we make on furniture, course sales goes back into the business.We support disabled, disadvantaged & socially inactive. via training, job support, voluntary opportunities.

The Wood Pile's Courses

Crackle glaze workshop
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Crackle glaze workshop
Durham - Next course on 28th September 2019
£35
We have split up our furniture upcycle workshop into 5 individual workshops, Decoupage, Image Transfer, Crackle Glaze, Mosaic & Gold Leafing for £35 pp, or all 5 for £130. Please see calendar on our website. The aim of the crackle glaze workshop is to teach students how to do many different aspects of surface design, using a variety of tools, techniques, materials and skills. All on location at The Wood Pile, a community interest company based in Durham. Get in touch for more details and to book your place!
Creative Writing
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Creative Writing
Durham - Next course on 1st February 2020
£135
In this creative writing course, you will learn how to create believable characters, structure description and dialogue, and craft compelling stories. Each week, a fundamental part of writing fiction will be explored and you will steadily build up a body of work, through assignments and learning. At the end of the course, you will have a knowledge of writing fiction and what it takes to write a novel or short story, as well as have an idea or ideas to take further. 6 weeks 10:30 - 12:30
Decoupage workshop
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Decoupage workshop
County Durham - Next course on 12th October 2019
£35
We have split up our furniture upcycle workshops into 5 individual workshops, Decoupage, Image Transfer, Crackle Glaze, Mosaic & Gold Leafing for £35 pp, or all 5 for £130. Please see the calendar on our website. The aim of the decoupage workshop is to teach students how to do many different aspects of surface design, using a variety of tools, techniques, materials and skills. All on location at The Wood Pile, a community interest company based in Durham. Get in touch for more details and to book onto a course!
Gold leafing workshop
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Gold leafing workshop
Durham - Next course on 5th October 2019
£35
We have split up our furniture upcycle workshop into 5 individual workshops, Decoupage, Image Transfer, Crackle Glaze, Mosaic & Gold Leafing for £35 pp, or all 5 for £130. Please see calendar on our website. The aim of the Gold Leafing workshop is to teach students how to do many different aspects of surface design, using a variety of tools, techniques, materials and skills. All on location at The Wood Pile Durham
Image transfer workshop
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Image transfer workshop
Durham - Next course on 21st September 2019
£35
We have split up our furniture upcycle workshop into 5 individual workshops, Decoupage, Image Transfer, Crackle Glaze, Mosaic & Gold Leafing for £35 pp, or all 5 for £130. Please see calendar on our website. The aim of the image transfer workshop is to teach students how to do many different aspects of surface design, using a variety of tools, techniques, materials and skills. All on location at The Wood Pile, a community interest company based in Durham. Get in touch for more details and to book your place!
Mosaic workshop in Durham
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Mosaic workshop in Durham
Durham - Next course on 7th September 2019
£35
We have split up our furniture upcycle workshop into 5 individual workshops, Decoupage, Image Transfer, Crackle Glaze, Mosaic & Gold Leafing for £35 pp, or all 5 for £130. Please see the calendar on our website. The aim of the mosaic workshop is to teach students how to do many different aspects of surface design, using a variety of tools, techniques, materials and skills. All on location at The Wood Pile, a community interest company based in Durham. Get in touch for more details and to book your place!
Shabby chic workshop
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Shabby chic workshop
Durham - Next course on 7th September 2019
£35
On the first Saturday of every month here at The Wood Pile we host a Shabby Chic Course which lasts 3 hours, This 3 hour course will teach you how to upcycle your worn out old furniture with a makeover. We offer creative workshops on how to give new life to your old and boring furniture, we teach people young and old how to paint old or new furniture using only the best chalk paints in a variety of colours to give you the very best results. Our team will...
Women's wood working
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Women's wood working
Durham - Next course on 31st August 2019
£110
This is a four week course run over consecutive Saturdays from 10:30 hrs to 13:00hrs. The course is designed for those participants with little or no experience of woodworking with the purpose of building your confidence and ability in using a range of woodworking tools and developing skills that can be transferable to home or DIY projects. We will also discuss sources and costs of buying appropriate tools and materials. The core aims of the course are to: Learn the use and maintenance of a range of common woodworking hand...