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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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Bowl Carving

: 02 Jul 2022 - 02 Jul 2022

: The Green Wood Centre, Coalbrookdale, TF8 7DR

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

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Kuksa Carving

: 03 Jul 2022 - 03 Jul 2022

: The Green Wood Centre, Coalbrookdale, TF8 7DR

Learn to carve your very own Scandinavian style Kuksa using traditional tools and techniques.

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Sustainable Woodland Management OCN L3

: 07 Jul 2022 - 09 Jul 2022

: The Green Wood Centre, Coalbrookdale, TF8 7DR

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

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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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Paddle Making

: 09 Jul 2022 - 10 Jul 2022

: The Green Wood Centre, Coalbrookdale, TF8 7DR

Work along side boat builder and artist Clinton Chaloner to make your own personalised paddle.

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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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Intro to Woodland Management OCN L3

: 28 Jul 2022 - 29 Jul 2022

: The Green Wood Centre, Coalbrookdale, TF8 7DR

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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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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Coracle Making

: 26 Aug 2022 - 28 Aug 2022

: The Green Wood Centre, Coalbrookdale, TF8 7DR

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

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Intro to Woodland Management OCN L3

: 01 Sep 2022 - 02 Sep 2022

: The Green Wood Centre, Coalbrookdale, TF8 7DR

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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Spoon Decoration Techniques

: 10 Sep 2022 - 10 Sep 2022

: The Green Wood Centre, Coalbrookdale, TF8 7DR

Learn the wonderful art of Kohlrosing and Milk Painting with Pete Llewellyn.

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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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Sustainable Woodland Management OCN L3

: 29 Sep 2022 - 01 Oct 2022

: The Green Wood Centre, Coalbrookdale, TF8 7DR

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

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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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Coracle Making

: 08 Oct 2022 - 09 Oct 2022

: The Green Wood Centre, Coalbrookdale, TF8 7DR

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

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Make a Shave Horse

  • The Green Wood Centre, Coalbrookdale, TF8 7DR
  • 21 May 2022 - 22 May 2022
Learn how to make your own Shave horse in the traditional English Bodgers style. more...

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Backhouse Wood: Members Woodland Visit

  • Backhouse Wood, Aldington, near Ashford, Kent, 10:30am - 3:30pm
  • 21 May 2022 - 21 May 2022
Backhouse Wood is on the outskirts of Aldington near Ashford in Kent. It is a PAWS woodland and having been almost clear felled during the second World War was replanted with poplar and various conifers including larch, Scots pine and Norway spruce. Read More...