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Ash Splint Basketry

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: 08 May 2020 - 10 May 2020

: The Green Wood Centre, Coalbrrokdale, TF8 7DR


Fully booked

You will learn:

  • How to select appropriate wood
  • To pound an Ash log to separate the growth ring layers and create splints
  • Processing splints
  • Weaving techniques to create a basket

This course will be taught by the experienced Andrew Kirby of Kirby Woodworks

Fully booked

What's included?


Tools, equipment and refreshments are provided. Free parking. Courses start promptly at 9.30 (feel free to arrive from 9 for refreshments).

Rustic huts on site, camping / campervan area with stocked kitchen and wash facilities and fire pit. Café on site too! Please ask us for advice on local B&Bs and hotels.

Small Woods use only experienced professionals and woodland practitioners as tutors. We have more than 20 years’ experience of delivering courses and training and a reputation for high quality teaching and professionalism.

Small Woods courses are suitable for all levels of experience and ability and we keep course numbers low. The physical nature and/or woodland location of some courses may make them difficult for people with mobility problems. We do, however, have many years’ experience in enabling all groups to attend courses and will make every effort to ensure a satisfying experience for all.