Sylva is an environmental charity helping trees and people grow together.

We work across Britain and are active under four main programmes: science, education, forestry and wood.

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Wood Centre courses

Make a hand-planed bread board
Saturday, September 21, 2019

Knife skills and whittling
Saturday, October 5, 2019

Spoon carving taster day
Sunday, October 6, 2019

Introduction to Steambending - Furniture & Buildings
Saturday, October 12, 2019

Make a Canoe Paddle
Saturday, October 19, 2019

Greenwood Stool Making
Saturday, October 26, 2019

Greenwood Stool Making
Sunday, October 27, 2019

Introduction to dovetail jointing, 5-day course
Monday, November 11, 2019

Scandinavian trestle making, 5-day course
Monday, November 25, 2019

Introduction to table making, 5-day course
Monday, December 9, 2019

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