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Shrink Pot Making

: 26 Jun 2021 - 26 Jun 2021

: The Green Wood Centre, Coalbrookdale, TF8 7DR

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Rustic Chair Making

: 26 Jun 2021 - 27 Jun 2021

: 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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Intro to Whittling

: 27 Jun 2021 - 27 Jun 2021

: The Green Wood Centre, Coalbrrokdale, 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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Intro to Pole Lathe Turning

: 10 Jul 2021 - 10 Jul 2021

: 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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Viking Chair Making

: 17 Jul 2021 - 17 Jul 2021

: 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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Charcoal Making (Ring Kiln & Retort)

: 28 Aug 2021 - 29 Aug 2021

: 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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Tool Sharpening - Billhooks and Axes

: 25 Sep 2021 - 25 Sep 2021

: 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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Tool Re-handling

: 26 Sep 2021 - 26 Sep 2021

Learn how to bring your old tools back and give them a fresh lease of life with new handles.

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Coppice Restoration

: 02 Oct 2021 - 03 Oct 2021

: Long Coppice, Westhope, Shropshire

Explore all aspects for restoring a neglected and over stood coppice woodland in the beautiful setting of Long Coppice in Shropshire.

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Introduction to Hedge Laying

: 09 Oct 2021 - 10 Oct 2021

: The Green Wood Centre, Coalbrookdale, TF8 7DR

This is a 2 day practical course that covers all aspects of hedge laying.

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Coppice Restoration at Westonbirt Arboretum

: 13 Nov 2021 - 14 Nov 2021

: Westonbirt Arboretum, Tetbury, Gloucestershire

Explore all aspects for restoring a neglected and over stood coppice woodland in the beautiful setting of Westonbirt Arboretum.

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Courses
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Shrink Pot Making

  • The Green Wood Centre, Coalbrookdale, TF8 7DR
  • 26 Jun 2021 - 26 Jun 2021
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Events
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Wood supply chain workshop

  • Online 6:30pm - 8pm
  • 22 Jun 2021 - 22 Jun 2021
You may already know that the UK was recently the second largest net importer of forest products in the world, behind China. Clearly, there is much more to do, from Government through to individual customers, to inform and incentivise the growing and buying of more locally sourced timber; and sourced from woodland managed to a good standard.

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