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Timber Measuring

: 25 Feb 2022 - 25 Feb 2022

: Cashel Forest Trust, Rowardennan, Glasgow, G63 0AW

The course is designed to provide woodland owners, managers, agents and contractors the ability to calculate accurately timber volumes in standing trees, woodland compartments and road side stacks.

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Framed Basket Making

: 18 Mar 2022 - 18 Mar 2022

: The Green Wood Centre, Coalbrookdale

Learn how to make a traditional framed basket with Rachel Evans

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Tool Sharpening - Billhooks, Axes and Other Edged Tools

: 19 Mar 2022 - 19 Mar 2022

: The Green Wood Centre, Coalbrookdale, TF8 7DR

This course will guide you through the full process of sharpening your tools, from rusty and blunt to shiny and sharp.

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Traditional Fencing (Willow Hurdles)

: 26 Mar 2022 - 26 Mar 2022

: The Green Wood Centre, Coalbrookdale, TF8 7DR

Using a traditional Somerset pattern you will how to make a woven willow panel to take home.

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Intro to Pole Lathe Turning

: 26 Mar 2022 - 26 Mar 2022

: The Green Wood Centre, Coalbrookdale, TF8 7DR

A great opportunity to spend a day with a master pole lathe turner to learn the basic principles and techniques to get you started

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Make a Milking Stool

: 27 Mar 2022 - 27 Mar 2022

: The Green Wood Centre, Coalbrookdale, TF8 7DR

Using a single log you will make a simple traditional 3 legged stool with a shaped solid seat designed to meet your own style and specification.

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Traditional Fencing (Framed Hurdles)

: 27 Mar 2022 - 27 Mar 2022

: The Green Wood Centre, Coalbrookdale, TF8 7DR

Learn how to make a traditional framed hurdle using hazel, ash or chestnut frame and hazel weavers.

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Knife Making

: 09 Apr 2022 - 09 Apr 2022

: The Green Wood Centre, Coalbrookdale, TF8 7DR

Learn the skills of the blacksmith and blade smith and make your own knife.

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Viking Chair Making

: 09 Apr 2022 - 09 Apr 2022

: The Green Wood Centre, Coalbrookdale, TF8 7DR

Choose from a selection of British hardwoods to make your own unique viking chair with a sculptured finish.

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Knife Making

: 10 Apr 2022 - 10 Apr 2022

: The Green Wood Centre, Coalbrookdale, TF8 7DR

Learn the skills of the blacksmith and blade smith and make your own knife.

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Intro to Pole Lathe Turning

: 10 Apr 2022 - 10 Apr 2022

: The Green Wood Centre, Coalbrookdale, TF8 7DR

A great opportunity to spend a day with a master pole lathe turner to learn the basic principles and techniques to get you started

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Shrink Pot Making

: 23 Apr 2022 - 23 Apr 2022

: The Green Wood Centre, Coalbrookdale, TF8 7DR

Learn how to carve a greenwood branch to make your very own shrink pot.

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Bowl Turning

: 23 Apr 2022 - 23 Apr 2022

: The Green Wood Centre, Coalbrrokdale, TF8 7DR

Learn the art of turning a wooden bowl on a traditional pole lathe.

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Knife Making

: 23 Apr 2022 - 23 Apr 2022

: The Green Wood Centre, Coalbrookdale, TF8 7DR

Learn the skills of the blacksmith and blade smith and make your own knife.

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Charcoal Making (Ring Kiln & Retort)

: 23 Apr 2022 - 24 Apr 2022

: Westonbirt Arboretum

This is a great opportunity to learn and compare the two key charcoal and Bio-char making techniques using a ring kiln and retort methods.

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Ash Splint Basketry

: 24 Apr 2022 - 24 Apr 2022

: The Green Wood Centre, Coalbrookdale, TF8 7DR

In this one-day course you will weave an ash splint basket with a square bottom and round top. The techniques used today have their roots in traditional basket making of North America.

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Intro to Whittling

: 24 Apr 2022 - 24 Apr 2022

: The Green Wood Centre, Coalbrookdale, TF8 7DR

Learn some basic whittling techniques, to create a variety of objects including carving your very own woody character using a process of knife cuts which release the spirit from the wood.

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Knife Making

: 24 Apr 2022 - 24 Apr 2022

: The Green Wood Centre, Coalbrookdale, TF8 7DR

Learn the skills of the blacksmith and blade smith and make your own knife.

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Traditional Fencing - Hazel Hurdle Making

: 05 May 2022 - 06 May 2022

: The Green Wood Centre, Coalbrookdale, TF8 7DR

You will learn how to make a traditional woven hazel hurdle working alongside a professional hurdle maker Brian Williamson.

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Knife Making

: 07 May 2022 - 07 May 2022

: The Green Wood Centre, Coalbrookdale, TF8 7DR

Learn the skills of the blacksmith and blade smith and make your own knife.

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Round Basket Making

: 07 May 2022 - 08 May 2022

: The Green Wood Centre, Coalbrookdale, TF8 7DR

A great opportunity to spend time with a professional basket maker to make a round shopping basket with a handle.

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Knife Making

: 08 May 2022 - 08 May 2022

: The Green Wood Centre, Coalbrookdale, TF8 7DR

Learn the skills of the blacksmith and blade smith and make your own knife.

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Make a Shave Horse

: 21 May 2022 - 22 May 2022

: The Green Wood Centre, Coalbrookdale, TF8 7DR

Learn how to make your own Shave horse in the traditional English Bodgers style.

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Rustic Chair Making

: 18 Jun 2022 - 19 Jun 2022

: The Green Wood Centre, Coalbrookdale, TF8 7DR

Learn how to make a unique Rustic Chair out of hazel rods, with a woven seat.

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Knife Making

: 18 Jun 2022 - 18 Jun 2022

: The Green Wood Centre, Coalbrookdale, TF8 7DR

Learn the skills of the blacksmith and blade smith and make your own knife.

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Rake Making

: 18 Jun 2022 - 18 Jun 2022

: Westonbirt Arboretum

This course will give you the full step-by-step process of making a classic hay rake.

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Knife Making

: 19 Jun 2022 - 19 Jun 2022

: The Green Wood Centre, Coalbrookdale, TF8 7DR

Learn the skills of the blacksmith and blade smith and make your own knife.

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Square Basket Making

: 09 Jul 2022 - 10 Jul 2022

: The Green Wood Centre, Coalbrookdale, TF8 7DR

This two day course will guide you through the process of making a square/rectangular basket with a handle.

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Green Wood Stool Making

: 16 Jul 2022 - 17 Jul 2022

: The Green Wood Centre, Coalbrookdale, TF8 7DR

Learn how to make your own unique green wood stool.

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Spoon Carving

: 13 Aug 2022 - 13 Aug 2022

: The Green Wood Centre, Coalbrookdale, TF8 7DR

Spoon carving is a great way to start carving and to learn about the properties of wood. Each spoon is completely unique and they make great presents!

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Hazel Stick Stool Making

: 14 Aug 2022 - 14 Aug 2022

: The Green Wood Centre, Coalbrookdale, TF8 7DR

Learn to make a traditional stool using hazel rods with mortise and tenon joints and split hazel.

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Spoon Carving

: 24 Sep 2022 - 24 Sep 2022

: The Green Wood Centre, Coalbrookdale, TF8 7DR

Spoon carving is a great way to start carving and to learn about the properties of wood. Each spoon is completely unique and they make great presents!

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Knife Making

: 24 Sep 2022 - 24 Sep 2022

: The Green Wood Centre, Coalbrookdale, TF8 7DR

Learn the skills of the blacksmith and blade smith and make your own knife.

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Knife Making

: 25 Sep 2022 - 25 Sep 2022

: The Green Wood Centre, Coalbrookdale, TF8 7DR

Learn the skills of the blacksmith and blade smith and make your own knife.

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Shrink Pot Making

: 01 Oct 2022 - 01 Oct 2022

: The Green Wood Centre, Coalbrookdale, TF8 7DR

Learn how to carve a greenwood branch to make your very own shrink pot.

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Intro to Whittling

: 02 Oct 2022 - 02 Oct 2022

: The Green Wood Centre, Coalbrookdale, TF8 7DR

Learn some basic whittling techniques, to create a variety of objects including carving your very own woody character using a process of knife cuts which release the spirit from the wood.

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Timber Measuring

  • Cashel Forest Trust, Rowardennan, Glasgow, G63 0AW
  • 25 Feb 2022 - 25 Feb 2022
The course is designed to provide woodland owners, managers, agents and contractors the ability to calculate accurately timber volumes in standing trees, woodland compartments and road side stacks. more...

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Tree Talk: Crab Apple

  • Online 11am-12pm
  • 24 Feb 2022 - 24 Feb 2022
The Crab Apple (Malus sylvestris) is a (generally) small attractive deciduous tree found across the UK. It can be found in hedgerows as well as woodland, and has been cultivated for thousands of years. Darllen rhagor...