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Craig-y-Nos Country Park

POSTPONED - An Introduction To Green Woodworking

An introductionary day course where you can learn how to make various items using green wood and carpentry tools.

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POSTPONED - An Introduction To Green Woodworking
POSTPONED - An Introduction To Green Woodworking

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17 Feb 2024, 10:30 – 15:00

Craig-y-Nos Country Park, Pen-y-cae, Craig-y-nos, Swansea SA9 1GL, UK

About the Event

Come and learn how to make various items using green wood and carpentry tools. You will learn how to use the bow saw, folding saw, hatchet, froe and whittling knife. Items you will have a go at making will include a woodland mallet, spatula and tree branch coat hook. If there is time, we will make other small wood items. This course is aimed at people with no or very little prior knowledge of green woodworking.   Although we will mostly be under cover, we will be outside with a fire. Please wear suitable outdoor clothing, warm layers, hats, gloves etc to make sure you keep warm. Please wear old (non dangly) clothes, covered toe shoes (no sandals) & little or no jewellry.  No prior experience not needed, but you must have good mobility in hands and feet, and be able to stand whilst working.  Hot refreshments will be available throughout the workshop. Bring a packed lunch and snacks, or buy lunch from the café.   Times 10.30am – 3pm (lunch approx. 12 - 1pm).   Meeting place – in front of Craig Y Nos Café.  These will be hosted by Martyn Griffiths from In Our Element (www.inourelement.org.uk)

Suitable for ages 16+

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