Introduction to green woodworking 2018 (sold out)

Learn the basics of green woodworking under the expert guidance of the North Somerset Bodgers. You'll cleave and turn some items to take home with you using timber from the Tyntesfield estate.

  • Booking essential

Using traditional woodworking tool including a draw knife, shave horse and hand chisels to shape items on a pole lathe, you'll learn all the basic skills you'll need to progress on to a bigger project.

Please note that this workshop is suitable for ages 16+

Sorry, this workshop is now fully booked.


Event ticket prices
  • All £65.00
    includes materials, use of tools and hot drinks

The basics

Booking details
Call 0344 2491895
16+ welcome
Assistance dogs are welcome.
Meeting point
Head to the Ticket Office at the Home Farm Visitor Centre.
What to bring and wear
Please dress for the weather - the workshop will take place undercover but outside. Please wear sturdy footwear and clothes you don't mind getting a bit messy.
Accessible WC available. Blue Badge parking available.


Event opening times and availability
Day Times Availability
4 November 2018 10:00 - 16:00 Sold out

Contact Info

Hugh Harris
Call 01275 461 964

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