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A one day greenwood experience. This course will introduce you to various tools and techniques using simple hand tools, to make a three-legged stool.


A one day course to learn how to work with green wood using simple hand tools, and make a three-legged stool.


  • Learn about different tree species and understand why different woods are suitable for different tasks, how growth effects its use, and look at wood suitable for cleaving.
  • Learn how to cleave wood.
  • Learn basic axe work to rough shape the stool legs.
  • Use a shaving horse, drawknives and spokeshaves to shape three stool legs.
  • Finishing with a simple stool to take home.


Cost:                £100 per person -  5  places available

Venue:            Sylva Wood Centre, Oxfordshire, OX14 4QT

Tutor:             Peter Wood, Founder of Greenwood Days


February 20th, 2021 9:30 AM   through   4:00 PM
Sylva Wood Centre
Little Wittenham Rd
Long Wittenham, OXF OX14 4QT
United Kingdom
Phone: 01865 408018
Event Fee(s)
Course fee £ 100.00
Course fee less £50 value gift voucher (Purchased via our shop. Proof of purchase required). £ 50.00

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