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Natural building courses
Wood work and carpentry courses, classes, workshops and experiences in Wales
Joe & Fred Farey timber frame building course

Introduction to mortice and tenon timber frame building techniques

A collective learning experience to construct a traditional timber

framed building full of character

Taught by Joe & Fred Farey

Welsh stick chair course

Chairmaking using traditional green woodworking techniques


A change of pace, fresh air, breath taking scenery and a beautiful chair, handmade by you…

Taught by Ben Willis

Woodworking classes Wales

Make a bed you will look forward to climbing into every night

Make a characterful greenwood bed with mortise and tenon joints to assemble at home

Taught by - Rob Hill

Automata workshop


Making nonsense out of rubbish


Bring your ideas alive and make entertaining mechanical contraptions

using cams, cogs and cranks 

Taught by - Fi Henshall

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Make a majestic greenwood bench

using cleft oak


Make a two to three seat bench,

with or without a back rest and a shapely seat if you choose

Taught by - Jack Ritson

Willow weaving courses Wales

Learn traditional willow weaving and basketry techniques

Make a spiral structure to support your sweet peas or simply to add a bit of architectural lift to your garden

Taught by - Mandy Coates

Spoon carving course

Carve a Welsh cawl spoon

or salad servers


Choose one day or two learning to carve two different styles of spoon in freshly cut greenwood 

Taught by - David White

Make a wooden gate

Cleft oak gate making

The art of cleaving


Make a unique cleft oak garden gate that you will be proud of every time you walk through it

Taught by - Jack Ritson

Basket weaving courses near me

Learn traditional willow weaving and basketry techniques

...three basket styles to choose from...

oval laundry basket, spiral berry basket or round shopping basket

Taught by - Mandy Coates

Spoon and bowl carving classes

Carve a greenwood spoon and bowl

A relaxing weekend carving a spoon

and bowl in which it belongs

to be used everyday

Taught by - David White

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