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Green Wood Stools

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Weekend course

Make yourself a natural Greenwood Stool - A real antidote to the stresses of modern living

You are guaranteed a relaxing break and will enjoy this popular green wood course suitable for beginners and those with more experience.

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Course Details

What you'll discover

How to:

  • Source and harvest suitable wood
  • Use a shave horse
  • Strip and shade stool legs with a traditional draw knife
  • Use a brace and bit
  • Tighten joints with wedges
  • Level your stool, all legs cut to the same length, so it doesn't wobble!
  • Handle sharp tools correctly and safely
  • Weave a willow pattern in the back of your stool

Dates & Locations

Simon - Course Tutor

Simon Osborne is a highly skilled craftsman having worked with wood for over 35 years. He started as a young apprentice coffin maker in mid Wales and moved to North Devon in 1978 where he built up his own building/renovation business working with reclaimed timber. Over the years he has developed a vast understanding of all aspects of building. His love of traditional techniques has grown and Simon now takes great pleasure in sharing his knowledge and expertise, teaching green wood courses and inspiring others to work with this beautiful, natural and sustainable material.