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

Upcoming events

House site pass: August 2018

Sat 18 Aug 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.

Fire and wire at Tyntesfield

Sat 18 Aug 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.

Seasonal food and craft markets

Sun 19 Aug 2018
We welcome an array of local food and craft producers to Tyntesfield's Home Farm on seasonal Sundays throughout the year.

Little elevations: walk and talk in Hannah More's poetic landscape

Sun 19 Aug 2018
A talk on Hannah More from Dr Samantha Matthews, Senior Lecturer in Victorian Studies at the University of Bristol, followed by a guided walk of Tyntesfield's plantation with poet-in-residence, Holly Corfield Carr.

50 things to do before you're 11 ¾

Mon 20 Aug 2018
How many of your 50 things to do before you're 11 ¾ can you tick off at Tyntesfield this summer?

Victorian explorers: Tyntesfield through time

Tue 21 Aug 2018
Have you ever thought about how people in the past lived? Or what people in the future might think of the way we live today? On this kids-only day camp we invite children to see Tyntesfield through the eyes of its past visitors.