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Discover outdoor and rural crafts, from green woodworking to beekeeping and bush craft, you will find an outdoor and rural craft skills course to suit your interests. Click on an image to see a full description of the course and information about the school.

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    Autumn Foraging and Preserving Weekend

    On our Autumn Foraging and Preserving Weekend Course, you’ll learn to identify correctly and forage for a range of wild foods found in our native woodlands and hedgerows. We will focus on the range of berries and fruits plentiful at this time of year, and how to preserve these for a later date.

    4-5th Sept 2021 – Gilestone Woods – Brecon Beacons

    11-12th Sept 2021 – South London Woods – On the outskirts of the Surrey Hills

    £180.00
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    Location : Nationwide

    On our Autumn Foraging and Preserving Weekend Course, you’ll learn to identify correctly ...

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    Make a Traditional English Longbow

    Spend two days in an Ancient woodland and learn how to craft your very own Ash English Longbow to take home. Using only traditional tools and methods. You will also learn how to make a bowstring and shoot your bow.

    £220.00
    Rated 0 out of 5

    Location : Cumbria

    Spend two days in an Ancient woodland and learn how to craft your very ...

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    Make a Shrink Pot

    Shrink pots originate from Scandinavia, and are traditionally used for storing dry goods. Beginners and more experienced greenwood carvers all welcome on this course. Learners will produce at least one shrink pot during the day.

    £100.00
    Rated 0 out of 5

    Location : Gloucestershire

    Shrink pots originate from Scandinavia, and are traditionally used for storing dry goods. Beginners ...

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    Butter Knife, Spatula and Spoon Carving Introduction

    During this one day course you will learn the essentials of safe carving. The day starts with making a butter knife, progressing through making a spatula (stekespade in Norwegian, literally “steak spade”!), through to the more complex project of carving a spoon.

    £100.00
    Rated 0 out of 5

    Location : Gloucestershire

    During this one day course you will learn the essentials of safe carving. The ...

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    English Style Shave Horse Making Course

    Make your own English Style Shave Horse.

    £175.00
    Rated 0 out of 5

    Location : Wiltshire

    Make your own English Style Shave Horse.

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    Make Your Own Pole Lathe Course

    On this two-day course you will be guided through the whole process to make your own Pole Lathe to take home with you.

    £330.00
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    Location : Wiltshire

    On this two-day course you will be guided through the whole process to make ...

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    Spoon Carving the Scandinavian Way

    On this one day course you will learn how to carve a spoon the Scandinavian way.

    £75.00
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    Location : Wiltshire

    On this one day course you will learn how to carve a spoon the ...

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    Make an English Longbow

    Using Ash, learn how to make your very own Longbow to take home.

    £220.00
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    Location : Cumbria

    Using Ash, learn how to make your very own Longbow to ...

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    Highland Stool/Table Making Course

    Come and spend a relaxing time in the woods creating a piece of handmade furniture. Set outside in a beautiful woodland workshop over-looking the river Findhorn on Logie Estate. You will learn a wide range of traditional “Green Woodworking” techniques. Using hand tools and locally sourced hardwood you will be guided through the process of making your very own stool.

    £180.00
    Rated 0 out of 5

    Location : Scotland

    Come and spend a relaxing time in the woods creating a piece of handmade ...

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    Chair Making Course – “Logie Lowbow”

    Come and spend a relaxing 5 days in the woods creating a piece of handmade furniture. Set outside in a beautiful woodland workshop over-looking the river Findhorn on Logie Estate. You will learn a wide range of traditional “Green Woodworking” techniques. Using hand tools and locally sourced wood you will be guided through the process of making your very own “Logie Lowbow” chair.

    This style is loosely based upon the vernacular highland furniture of the past with a contemporary twist to make the chair more practical in this day and age. A key feature being the streambent backrest – this is angled in such a way that it also doubles up as an armrest.

    It can be used either as an occasional chair or a large dining chair.

    £420.00
    Rated 0 out of 5

    Location : Scotland

    Come and spend a relaxing 5 days in the woods creating a piece of handmade ...

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    Highlands Cup Making Course

    Make your own Highlands cup from a log.

    £60.00
    Rated 0 out of 5

    Location : Scotland

    Make your own Highlands cup from a log.

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    Designing a Romantic Rose Border

    Be inspired by the beautiful gardens of Borde Hill and create a romantic rose border of your own.
    Learn how to combine roses & herbaceous plants to create borders and arches which will flower from spring to autumn.

    £90.00
    Rated 0 out of 5

    Location : West Sussex

    Be inspired by the beautiful gardens of Borde Hill and create a romantic rose ...

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    Planning & Planting Your Own Garden

    Getting the layout of your garden right is the key to enjoying it for years to come.
    Make sure that you have enough space for sitting, playing, relaxing and also make sure that your plants are in the right place, so they can thrive and perform to their best.

    £240.00
    Rated 0 out of 5

    Location : West Sussex

    Getting the layout of your garden right is the key to enjoying it for ...

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    Design Your Own Small Garden 2 Day Course

    Save money & create your own garden design. A 2-day step-by-step course to take you through the whole process of designing your own garden.

    £240.00
    Rated 0 out of 5

    Location : West Sussex

    Save money & create your own garden design. A 2-day step-by-step course to take ...

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    Shave Horse Making Weekend

    A shaving horse is a leg operated clamp that is designed to be used in combination with a draw knife, which is essentially a strong knife with a handle at each end.

    £225.00
    Rated 0 out of 5

    Location : East Sussex

    A shaving horse is a leg operated clamp that is designed to be used ...

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    Five Day Chair Making Course

    During the five days you will make all the components of the chair, and then assemble it ready to take home on the last day.
    The course is suitable for all woodworking abilities, including novices, but expect to be challenged.

    £425.00
    Rated 0 out of 5

    Location : East Sussex

    During the five days you will make all the components of the chair, and ...

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    Weekend Stool Making Course

    Spend a weekend in the woods learning several key green wood skills by making your own simple stool. Learn to use the pole-lathe and shaving horse, and take a beautiful stool home with you at the end of the weekend.

    £175.00
    Rated 0 out of 5

    Location : East Sussex

    Spend a weekend in the woods learning several key green wood skills by making ...

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    Raku Kiln Firing

    Japanese Raku Kiln Firing method.

    Great Fun, Steam, Smoke and Flames. If you have tried Raku before you know what fun it is, if not you have a great experience ahead of you.

    £95.00
    Rated 0 out of 5

    Location : Cheshire

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    Make a Pole Lathe

    These three-day courses teach a wide range of green woodworking techniques whilst making your own traditional greenwood pole lathe using timber sourced within the woodland.

    £350.00
    Rated 0 out of 5

    Location : Devon

    These three-day courses teach a wide range of green woodworking techniques whilst making your ...

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    Introduction to Green Woodwork Course

    These one-day courses cover the properties of green wood, cleaving techniques and production of simple craft objects created from a greenwood log using traditional hand tools such as draw-knives and pole lathes.

    £85.00
    Rated 0 out of 5

    Location : Devon

    These one-day courses cover the properties of green wood, cleaving techniques and production of ...

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    Make a Shave Horse

    These two-day courses teach a wide range of green woodworking techniques whilst making your own traditional greenwood shaving horse using timber sourced within the woodland.

    £195.00
    Rated 0 out of 5

    Location : Devon

    These two-day courses teach a wide range of green woodworking techniques whilst making your ...

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    Growing Herbs and Making Herbal Remedies

    A relaxed day in the countryside learning all about these amazing aromatic plants, why they are so important to us; understanding which herbs are best used for which tasks and how you can best grow your own herbs at home.
    You will learn about the plants themselves and how to grow them, as well as how to use herbs in your own kitchen including how they can be used to treat various ailments and to boost your immune system.

    £98.00
    Rated 0 out of 5

    Location : East Sussex

    A relaxed day in the countryside learning all about these amazing aromatic plants, why ...

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    Two Day Beginners Beekeeping Course

    An intensive course to get you started, explaining all about the honey bee, helping you choose your hive and equipment, how and where to set up your apiary, the bees management, and pests and diseases. Not forgetting when and how to extract that lovely honey.

    £198.00
    Rated 0 out of 5

    Location : East Sussex

    An intensive course to get you started, explaining all about the honey bee, helping ...

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