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

Greenwood Stool Making
Sunday, October 27, 2019

Childrens Woodworking 7-10
Friday, November 1, 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

Make a Canoe Paddle
Saturday, January 25, 2020

Sharpening and hand-planing
Saturday, February 8, 2020

Introduction to the dovetail joint
Sunday, February 9, 2020

Greenwood Stool Making
Saturday, February 15, 2020

Greenwood Stool Making
Sunday, February 16, 2020

Maker session: Simple dowel stool
Saturday, February 22, 2020

Maker session: Coat hooks
Sunday, February 23, 2020

Knife skills and whittling
Saturday, March 7, 2020

Introduction to Steambending
Saturday, March 14, 2020

Maker session: Steambending AM
Sunday, March 15, 2020

Maker session: Steambending PM
Sunday, March 15, 2020

Spoon Carving
Sunday, March 29, 2020

Make a Canoe Paddle
Saturday, April 4, 2020

Dovetailed tray
Saturday. April 18, 2020

Knife skills and whittling
Sunday, April 26, 2020

Spoon Carving two-day
Saturday, June 20, 2020

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