October 4



Course Fee: £95 – places available if you would like to book this course please contact [email protected]

This one day course will introduce you to the use of a traditionally foot powered pole lathe.

You will learn practical tips and techniques on:

  • Considering different types of wood and what you can make from them.
  • Looking at the types of tools used in Greenwood Craft, and how to use them.
  • Cleaving greenwood logs into billets ready for turning, using a froe and an axe.
  • Using a shave horse and drawknife to shape the wood ready for turning.
  • Setting up/tensioning a bungee lathe and a pole lathe.

You will use those tips and techniques to design and make a garden dibber.

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What you need to know…

Please let us know if you have any specific requirements or needs.All materials and tool use are provided for you on the day.  Please bring a packed lunch, notebook and pen and wear suitable clothes for working outdoors.

Refundable up to two weeks prior to course (minus £30 admin fee). No refunds for cancellations within two weeks of course.

All adult courses are for 18 years or over.

Fully Booked