Come and spend a relaxing 3 days in the woods learning new skills and meeting new folk the green wood way. Green woodworking is a traditional practice using fresh wood still full of sap allowing the tools to split,slice,shave and cleave through the wood with ease. We will use techniques that have been developed over hundreds of years, that are in harmony with the nature and qualities of the wood itself. No prior wood working experience is necessary, these courses are for all abilities.
Set outside in a beautiful woodland workshop over-looking the river Findhorn on Logie Estate. You will learn a wide range of traditional "Green Woodworking" techniques. Using hand tools and locally sourced hardwood you will be guided through the process of making your very own woven seat stool.
This course will be split between the woodland workshop and my inside heated workshop, so as to adapt to the weather conditions at this time of year.
Limited places available. Book online by clicking HERE. Phone on 07879856630 or email email@example.com.
- Choosing the correct timber
- Cleaving a log using metal wedges and a Froe (traditional hand tool)
- Working the wood using a shave horse, drawknife and spokeshave
- Jointing using a traditional method
- Weaving the seat using danish cord
£230 per person including all materials.
Courses start at 10am on the first day and 9am thereafter. We aim to finish around 4pm each day. All tools and materials provided.