the curse of the modern age, firstly because it is absolutely
everything we use seems to be made out of it, and secondly because it
of the plastic objects we now find in our homes, gardens,
kitchens and bathrooms, however, have ancestors which were made of
materials and which were used quite happily for many centuries before
was even thought of.
On this course, you
will learn the green woodworking skills of riving (controlled
hewing (shaping with an axe), shaving (with a drawknife)
and greenwood joinery and use them to
simple, domestic objects out of green wood which can replace the
you make a plate, a carved bowl, a tapas dish/nibbles dish,
a cooking spoon, a spatula or a chopping board, we guarantee that
make will end up in a Whale's belly…. Ever!
tools and tuition provided, but bring your own tools if you have them.
will be a small extra charge for materials for any object you take home.
Date: 25th May 2019