Shingle making course 2024

Learn the basics of shingle cleaving and dressing at Orchard Barn.  On these 1-day courses you will learn how to use equipment such as a shave horse and traditional hand tools - froe, side-axe and draw knife.

The skills to convert a log into roofing materials goes way back, however this traditional woodland craft is both satisfying, simple to learn and has many contemporary low-tech uses.

Come and learn how.

Dates: Wednesday 24th April

Timing: 9.30-4.00

Venue: Orchard Barn

Tutor: Sarah Partridge

Places available: 5

Shingle making course

hand made shingles on elm roof




  handmade shingles

Vicky and Marta fitting shingles