Make a green wood stool

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Working with green wood using simple hand tools, by the end of this two-day course you will make a three-legged stool under the expert tuition of green woodworker Peter Wood.

Green wood stool making at the Sylva Wood Centre

A green wood stool making course at the Sylva Wood Centre

  • 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.
  • Shape a simple stool seat using planes, inshaves, travishers and spokeshaves.
  • There will also be a pole lathe for participants to ‘have a go’ at turning as time allows.
  • Finishing with a great stool to take home.


Venue: Sylva Wood Centre, Oxfordshire, OX14 4QT

Tutor: Peter Wood, Founder of Greenwood Days

February 9th, 2019 9:30 AM   through   February 10th, 2019 4:00 PM
Sylva Wood Centre
Little Wittenham Rd
Long Wittenham, OXF OX14 4QT
United Kingdom
Phone: 01865 408018
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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