Introduction To Green Woodworking with the somerset bodgers

With expert guidance from our experienced tutors, you can learn and improve your traditional woodworking skills and techniques on this course.

  • Booking essential

In this course you will learn the basic skills of green woodworking. Splitting logs, chopping , Using a draw Knife and Shave Horse and finally get on to the Pole lathe and produce an item to take away such as a Dibber or Mallet. You will be shown safe working techniques that will enable you to go on to bigger things like making a chair.

You can book in person at the Bodgers area in Home Farm Courtyard when they are in residence which is generally any Monday, Tuesday or Friday between 10 AM and 3 PM You can book by emailing somersetbodgers@icloud.com Stating the title and date of the course and the name (s) of those involved. Details will then be given to pay by Bank Transfer. A few days after that an email confirmation will be sent and a reminder to turn up will go out about a week before the course.

Courses are for all abilities and no prior woodworking knowledge is required. The course can be physically challenging. For more info please email somersetbodgers@icloud.com.

Prices

Event ticket prices
  • All £75.00

The basics

Booking details
Call 01275461900
Suitability
This workshop is suitable for ages 16+
Meeting point
Head to the welcome building at Home Farm visitor centre to sign in.
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.
Accessibility
Home Farm visitor centre is fully accessible.
Other
Ticket price includes all materials, use of tools, and tea and coffee

Upcoming events

Guided estate walks 2021

Sun 24 Oct 2021
12:00-13:00
Take a tour with our estate guides through the beautiful grounds of Tyntesfield.

Introduction To Green Woodworking with the somerset bodgers

Sun 31 Oct 2021
10:00-16:00
With expert guidance from our experienced tutors, you can learn and improve your traditional woodworking skills and techniques on this course.

Make a one leg stool with the somerset bodgers - two day course.

Sun 07 Nov 2021
10:00-16:00
With expert guidance from our experienced tutors, you can learn and improve your traditional woodworking skills and techniques on this course.

Make a stool or coffee table with the Somerset Bodgers two day course (sorry, sold out)

Sat 27 Nov 2021
10:00-16:00
With expert guidance from our experienced tutors, you can learn and improve your traditional woodworking skills and techniques on this course.

Wreath Making

Thu 02 Dec 2021
10:30-13:00
Front door in need of some Christmas cheer? Join us at Tyntesfield for a festive wreath making workshop in the Sawmill with hot drinks and mince pies.

Chapel Christmas concert 2021: Byrdsong

Fri 03 Dec 2021
19:30-20:30
Come and enjoy the very best in Christmas music in Tyntesfield's glorious chapel.