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Rustic Rake Making

: 02 Jun 2024

: The Green Wood Centre

Make your own garden rake! Using green ash wood, you will spend the day cleaving and shaping components using traditional tools and devices

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Relief Carving in Wood

: 08 Jun 2024

: The Green Wood Centre

Learn wood carving techniques whilst making a relief carving.

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Bowl carving

: 09 Jun 2024

: The Green Wood Centre

Learn how to carve your very own bowl using traditional tools and techniques, with master craftsman Pete Lloyd.

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Introduction to Woodland Management AIM L3

: 10 Jun 2024 - 11 Jun 2024

: The Green Wood Centre

This two-day course will help build the background knowledge needed to manage your woodland sustainably and work towards creating resilient, productive woods.

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Introduction to Pole Lathe Turning

: 30 Jun 2024

: The Green Wood Centre

Spend a day at the Green Wood Centre learning how to turn fresh green wood on a foot-powered pole-lathe.

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Make a traditional shave-horse

: 13 Jul 2024 - 14 Jul 2024

: The Green Wood Centre

Make your own traditional-style shave-horse using green ash for components and a sawn ash board for the shave-horse body.

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Cordage Exploration

: 20 Jul 2024

: The Green Wood Centre

Experiment with a variety of plants to extract their fibres, some of which we will sensitively harvest from around The Green Wood Centre, to then twist into natural cordage. 

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Coracle Making

: 23 Aug 2024 - 25 Aug 2024

: The Green Wood Centre

Build an Ironbridge-style coracle using simple tools and techniques to suit all levels of experience and ability.

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Paddle making

: 07 Sep 2024 - 08 Sep 2024

: The Green Wood Centre

A course suitable for water enthusiast, canoeists and coraclers, you will use a single piece of cleft ash to craft a paddle suited to your needs.

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Introduction to Woodland Management AIM L3

: 09 Sep 2024 - 10 Sep 2024

: The Green Wood Centre

This two-day course will help build the background knowledge needed to manage your woodland sustainably and work towards creating resilient, productive woods.

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Ash splint basketry

: 14 Sep 2024

: The Green Wood Centre

This course will take you through the full process of creating your own unique Ash Splint Basket. 

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The Wonderful World of Trees

: 14 Sep 2024 - 15 Sep 2024

: The Green Wood Centre

This course will prove useful to anyone who is interested in the way trees are named, reproduce, develop, communicate and live together.

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Tool sharpening

: 21 Sep 2024

: The Green Wood Centre

An immersive day learning how to sharpen green wood working tools.

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Expressive Tree Drawing

: 21 Sep 2024

: The Green Wood Centre

A day of exploring form and texture in trees using natural materials.

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Spoon carving

: 22 Sep 2024

: The Green Wood Centre

Spoon carving is a great way to start whittling and to learn about the properties of wood. Each spoon is completely unique which makes them great presents.

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Coracle Making

: 05 Oct 2024 - 06 Oct 2024

: The Green Wood Centre

Build an Ironbridge-style coracle using simple tools and techniques to suit all levels of experience and ability.

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Coiled Grass Baskets

: 05 Oct 2024

: The Green Wood Centre

Learn how to seasonally gather, store and prepare grasses, leaves and other natural fibres for basketry.

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Split Hazel Basketry

: 12 Oct 2024 - 13 Oct 2024

: The Green Wood Centre

Discover the skills and learn the techniques for making a traditional split-hazel frame basket, still known as a "whisket" in Mid Wales

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Sustainable Woodland Management AIM L3

: 04 Nov 2024 - 06 Nov 2024

: The Green Wood Centre

A course designed for new or aspiring woodland owners and managers who want to manage their woodlands to balance environmental, economic and social benefits.

Two days of classroom sessions and woodland visits are followed by a practical skills and woodland products day.

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Weaving with Brambles

: 07 Dec 2024

: The Green Wood Centre

Learn how to turn these oft misunderstood vines into beautiful baskets using a variety of techniques.

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Rustic Rake Making

  • The Green Wood Centre
  • 02 Jun 2024
Make your own garden rake! Using green ash wood, you will spend the day cleaving and shaping components using traditional tools and devices more...

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Identifying Woodland Butterflies and Moths

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  • 03 Jun 2024
From the white admiral and the silver-washed fritillary, to the murky world of the drunken, dung-eating thugs that are male purple emperors, if you are interested in what butterflies and moths may be in your woodland, this one is not to be missed! Darllen rhagor...