Make a one leg stool with the somerset bodgers. SOLD OUT

With expert guidance from our experienced tutors, you can learn and improve your traditional woodworking skills and techniques on this course. Sorry, this event is now sold out.

  • Booking essential

You carry out the processes as in the Introduction to green woodworking course, then put your effort into making a perfect leg for a one leg stool. You will then prepare a seat and fit the leg. A one leg stool may sound odd but they are surprisingly comfortable and are good to use when concentrating on another skill. Used by Charcoal Burners and Munitions workers in bygone days. Course will run for two consecutive days.

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 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.

Date of the course is 26th June.

No previous experience is required for this course but the work can be physically challenging. If you have any queries or concerns please contact Sorry, this event is now sold out.

Ticket price includes all materials, use of tools, and tea and coffee.


Event ticket prices
  • All £85.00

The basics

Booking details
Sorry, over 16s only please.
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.
Home Farm visitor centre is fully accessible.

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