In a dedicated workshop space at our farmhouse in north Cumbria, we offer a range of opportunities for learning to use traditional hand tools to work green wood. We can also help you to begin your journey towards being able to make your own edge tools with our own forge, heat treat and grinding facilities.
For a full list of workshops, events and demonstrations during the course of 2022 please see here.
Depending on the nature of the learning most open workshops will cater for between 4 and 8 participants. We ask that for our open workshops learners should be aged 18 and over, or over 16 if accompanied by an adult paying for their own place on the workshop.
We are happy to offer bespoke closed workshops, either one-to-one or for small groups, for which we are also happy to consider groups of children with adults. We are DBS checked at an enhanced level for working with children.
We are completely flexible in being able to provide one-to-one or one-to-two tuition in many aspects of greenwood craft at a time that suits you best. These are bespoke workshops designed specifically for you to develop a particular area of the craft so that you may continue your own learning independently.
Open workshops are all individually priced and the cost will vary depending upon the project being worked on.
All workshops include the use of tools and all materials that will be required unless otherwise specified. Where a charge is made for materials this will be clearly identified in the workshop description – this is normally for larger projects, chair seating materials or tool steel for forging.
Bespoke tuition costs
One-to-one is charged at £150 per day.
One-to-two is charged at £275 per day.
Small groups larger than 2 people are charged at £100 per person.
It is often possible to bring some of our workshops or bespoke opportunities to your own venue. These are normally charged at a flat daily rate but will also include a charge for out of pocket expenses such as mileage and accommodation if required – these will be advised prior to confirming a booking. Please do get in touch if this interests you.
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