Introduction to green woodworking 2018

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+


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 Available

Contact Info

Hugh Harris
Call 01275 461 964

Upcoming events

The strange affair: Hannah More's poetic landscape

Fri 25 May 2018
A new woodland poetry trail rediscovering the romantic landscape of Bristol poet and bluestocking writer, Hannah More.

Fire and wire at Tyntesfield

Fri 25 May 2018
Spark your curiosity at Tyntesfield house this year as we go behind-the-scenes during a major conservation project to replace our fire alarm system and protect this unique site for ever, for everyone.

House site pass: May 2018

Fri 25 May 2018
Things are different at Tyntesfield this year as we work on a major conservation project in the house, and give you the chance to see behind the scenes.

Victorian month: 10 Victorian things to do

Sat 26 May 2018
As part of Tyntesfield's annual Victorian month, this May half-term we invite you to have a go at 10 Victorian things to do before you're 11 and 3/4 (or 111 and 3/4).

Victorian month: Victorian food

Sat 26 May 2018
As part of our 10 Victorian things to do this May half-term, you can have a go at making Victorian salad dressing from herbs grown on the Tyntesfield estate.

Victorian month: horse and carriage rides

Sat 26 May 2018
As part of our 10 Victorian things to do this May half-term, you can catch a ride on a Victorian horse and carriage.