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Shrink Pot Making

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: 01 Oct 2022 - 01 Oct 2022

: The Green Wood Centre, Coalbrookdale, TF8 7DR


Course Tutor: Maurice Clothier of Touch-Wood

This is a great introduction to greenwood carving and whittling. Using traditional techniques and tools you will learn how to carve a pot using one piece of a greenwood branch. The base will be carefully crafted from seasoned wood and fitted to allow the pot to shrink and seal. 

You will learn: 

  • How to select suitable wood 
  • Tool selection and sharpening 
  • Carving and whittling techniques to hollow out the log
  • How to fit the base
  • Seasoning and finishing