An Introduction to Green Woodworking - Crawley (07/12/2019) Saturday, 7th December 2019 10:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Tutor: Tom Simpson
This introductory practical course will cover the properties and uses of green wood; harvesting, cleaving and shaving techniques and will teach the skills required to create simple craft objects from greenwood. We will use traditional hand tools such as draw-knives, shave horse, bill hooks and hand drills and any items create throughout the day will be yours to take home. These may include items such as traditional milking stools, spatulas or a wooden mallet.
This course requires no previous knowledge or experience and is well suited to anyone wishing to have a go at some green woodwork.
Roll's Field, Tinsley Green, near Gatwick Airport, Crawley
Meeting place directions and map will be sent nearer the time.