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Learn about working with wood. From spoon carving to furniture making, we have a range of online and in-person woodworking courses to inspire your wood crafting projects. Click on an image to see a full description of the course and information about the school.

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    Woodcarving for Beginners – Ness Botanic Gardens, Cheshire

    Woodcarving for Beginners.  Age 18+.  Enjoy a relaxing and friendly weekend learning something new, tools, materials and course notes supplied.

    This practical 2-day weekend course is designed for complete beginners with no previous experience. Learn the basic skills necessary to creatively carve wood with hand tools.

     For further information and to book, please email us.

    Email: carol@jw-woodcarving.co.uk

    £150.00
    Rated 0 out of 5

    Location : Cheshire

    Woodcarving for Beginners.  Age 18+.  Enjoy a relaxing and ...

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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
    Rated 0 out of 5

    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
    Rated 0 out of 5

    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
    Rated 0 out of 5

    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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    Wall Clock Workshop

    A combination of English Oak and Walnut make for this simple but attractive wall clock.

     

    £90.00
    Rated 0 out of 5

    Location : Staffordshire

    A combination of English Oak and Walnut make for this simple but attractive wall ...

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    Footstool – Make & Upholster

    This combined two day workshop offers the opportunity to make your own footstool from start to finish with Dovetail Woodworking and a local professional upholsterer.

     

     

    £265.00
    Rated 0 out of 5

    Location : Staffordshire

    This combined two day workshop offers the opportunity to make your own footstool from ...

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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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    Chair Making Course

    Spend 5 days making a variation on a Welsh Stick Chair, from ash and oak.
    This makes use of mainly traditional methods combined with some modern techniques to ensure each chair is completed and individual.
    We also provide Gift Vouchers for our courses, please just ask.

    £650.00
    Rated 0 out of 5

    Location : Cambridgeshire

    Spend 5 days making a variation on a Welsh Stick Chair, from ash and oak. ...

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    Weekend Stool Making Course

    This 2 day course will teach students how to make a 3 legged solid timber, wedged tenon stool.

    £290.00
    Rated 0 out of 5

    Location : Greater London

    This 2 day course will teach students how to make a 3 legged solid timber, wedged ...

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    Steam Bent Ply Table

    This evening class project is a small solid beech table designed with mortice and tenon joints and a bent ply top.

    £420.00
    Rated 0 out of 5

    Location : Greater London

    This evening class project is a small solid beech table designed with mortice and ...

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    Japanese Bench – Weekend Course

    This project is a small bench seat designed with housing joints and dowelled screw joints
    This will involve joinery and hand skills including planing, chiselling, sawing, sanding and finishing.

    £330.00
    Rated 0 out of 5

    Location : Greater London

    This project is a small bench seat designed with housing joints and dowelled screw ...

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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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    Introduction to Steam Bending

    Steam bending opens up creative possibilities for woodworkers. With some simple inexpensive equipment you can start bending wood, and opening up a world of creativity.

    £120.00
    Rated 0 out of 5

    Location : Devon

    Steam bending opens up creative possibilities for woodworkers. With some simple inexpensive equipment you ...

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    Creative Seating

    A creative exploration of the possibilities of green woodworking.
    Combining the skills of traditional Windsor chair making, with techniques of free-form green wood furniture construction this course will enable you to design and develop a chair or other seat with a strong sculptural presence.

    £475.00
    Rated 0 out of 5

    Location : Devon

    A creative exploration of the possibilities of green woodworking. Combining the skills of traditional ...

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    The Table Course

    What could be more rewarding than making your own, unique and beautiful table? Over the past few years I have been developing a range of jigs (workshop aids), and techniques to simplify the making of large-scale tables using green wood components, and to make flattening of large slabs of seasoned wood possible.

    £600.00
    Rated 0 out of 5

    Location : Devon

    What could be more rewarding than making your own, unique and beautiful table? Over ...

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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 ...

  • In-Person Course

    Beginner/Basics Woodworking – 2 Day

    This elemental two day beginners’ course is intended for those new to woodworking or with limited experience.

    £250.00
    Rated 0 out of 5

    Location : Staffordshire

    This elemental two day beginners' course is intended for those new to woodworking or ...

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    Make a Windsor chair using traditional green woodworking techniques

    Using traditional green woodworking techniques & hand tools only, accomplished chair maker, Ben Willis will take you through every step of making a Windsor chair from unseasoned ash … all made within in the woods from which your chair originated.

    £450.00
    Rated 0 out of 5

    Location : Nationwide

    Using traditional green woodworking techniques & hand tools only, accomplished chair maker, Ben Willis ...

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    Furniture Making: Laminating and Veneering Course

    In this introduction to laminating and veneering we cover the techniques, materials, equipment and skills involved in making a curved laminated panel covered in a finished decorative veneer.

    £325.00
    Rated 0 out of 5

    Location : Surrey

    In this introduction to laminating and veneering we cover the techniques, materials, equipment and ...

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    Furniture Making Course: Make a Workbench

    The workbench is often overlooked as a tool in the workshop. This ‘Make a Workbench’ course guides you through six intensive days to make your own Moroubo Workbench, giving you an invaluable piece of equipment which will take pride of place in your workspace.

    £2,495.00
    Rated 0 out of 5

    Location : Surrey

    The workbench is often overlooked as a tool in the workshop. This 'Make a ...

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    Furniture Making Course: Fundamentals of Furniture Making – Part 1

    This is the first part of a two part beginner’s course. You can do part one as a stand-alone course and then decide whether return to further extend your skills in part two.
    The aim is to give you a firm grounding in the fundamentals of making furniture. You will begin by making a breadboard from locally sourced English hardwood. This is an ideal project to help you learn the vital skills of making a piece of wood ‘flat, square and straight’ using a hand plane.

    £325.00
    Rated 0 out of 5

    Location : Surrey

    This is the first part of a two part beginner’s course. You can ...

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