Make a Canoe Paddle January 2020

Make your own canoe paddle at the Sylva Wood Centre under the tutorship of master boatbuilder Colin Henwood



During this two-day course, led by award-winning boat builder Colin Henwood, you will learn how to shape a single canoe paddle from home-grown Ash using hand tools.

  • Make your own canoe paddle at the Sylva Wood Centre, working with ash – Britain's superior native hardwood.
  • Using traditional skills and tools you will produce a complex shape with hand and eye. Learn how to finish your smooth and elegant design.
  • Take home a unique and useable canoe paddle ready for a varnish or an oil finish.
  • Tools and materials included (if you wish to bring your own tools please discuss this with the tutor).

The course will be held in our purpose-built Education Barn.

No previous woodworking experience necessary. Please wear clothes that you don't mind getting covered in wood shavings! Tea and coffee provided, bring your our own packed lunch.

January 25th, 2020 9:00 AM   through   January 26th, 2020 5:00 PM
Sylva Wood Centre
Little Wittenham Rd
Long Wittenham, OXF OX14 4QT
United Kingdom
Phone: 01865 408018
Event Fee(s)
Course fee £ 225.00

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