Introduction to green woodworking

Learn the basics of green woodworking under the expert guidance of the North Somerset Bodgers

  • Booking essential

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.

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.


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

The basics

Booking details
Call Tickets go on sale end of May
5% booking fee applied
over 16's only please
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.
The Home Farm Visitor Centre is fully accessible.
Price includes materials, tools and hot drinks


Event opening times and availability
Day Times Availability
5 November 2017 10:00 - 16:00 Available

Contact Info

Call 01275 461 900

Upcoming events

Hallowe'en trail

Sat 21 Oct 2017
Come face to face with the eerie and uncanny on our spooky Hallowe'en trail. Fearsome fancy dress recommended for little monsters - no pre-booking necessary.

Hallowe'en lantern making workshop

Sat 21 Oct 2017
Come and join us to make some Hallowe'en paper lanterns.

House Tickets: October 2017

Sat 21 Oct 2017
In 2017 the house at Tyntesfield will be open in some way, every day (except Christmas day).

Hallowe'en pumpkin carving workshop

Sat 21 Oct 2017
Come and have a go at carving your own pumpkin for Hallowe'en.

Trust 10

Sun 22 Oct 2017
Run 10k for free at Tyntesfield Please note: Tyntesfield has a pay & display car park: £3 per vehicle. National Trust members with in date car sticker park free.

Spooky woods adventure

Tue 24 Oct 2017
Hallowe'en arts and crafts in the woods during October half-term.