Make a Canoe Paddle February 2019

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 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 new 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.

 

Paddle-making course with Colin Henwood

When
February 2nd, 2019 9:00 AM   through   February 3rd, 2019 5:00 PM
Location
Sylva Wood Centre
Little Wittenham Rd
Long Wittenham, OXF OX14 4QT
United Kingdom
Contact
Phone: 01865 408018
Email:
Event Fee(s)
Course fee (inc.materials) £ 225.00
Course fee less £50 value gift voucher (Purchased via our shop. Proof of purchase required). £ 175.00
Optional donation to Sylva Foundation £ 10.00

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