Wattle and Daub makes a comeback at Orchard Barn


Interested in heritage building practices and constructing walls that are deep green and use free locally sourced materials?

  • Suitable for complete beginners and professionals in the conservation field
  • Largely practical with some theory and history
  • Learn where to source materials
  • Assess clay and subsoil qualities
  • Work with coppiced woodland material
  • Construct a wattle panel
  • Learn how to use traditional greenwood working equipment - shave horse, draw knife, side axe
Dates: 7th May or 13th August 2019
Timing: 9.30-4.00
Course Fee
Read Suffolk Preservation Society article by Sarah page 1, page 2, page 3

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