Greenwood DIY for women
5th May 2018
9.00am to 5.00pm
Come and learn to make some shelves to your design, shape and size, which you could use for books, shoes, clothes, tools or much more besides in the company of women.
During the day, you will learn to use common hand tools such as drills, knives and saws to transform ash poles and larch boards into some shelves. You will learn the basic principles of green woodworking and leave with the skills to tackle more green woodwork projects at home.
The course is aimed at those who self-identify as a woman.
Suitable for beginners / no woodworking experience necessary!
Cost: £100 per person (materials included)
Venue: Sylva Wood Centre, Oxfordshire, OX14 4QT
Tutors: Amy Cox and Ffion Jones
About the tutors
Amy and FFion crossed paths at the Cherry Wood project, where they did an apprenticeship in green woodworking and woodland management.
Amy now works as a coppice worker and crafter based in Gloucestershire. Her coppice products are sourced from Westonbirt arboretum, where she is an active member of the coppice restoration project. She also loves making baskets. www.amyrosecrafts.org.uk
Ffion is a green woodworker and builder based in the bristol area. She uses traditional hand tools and techniques to create beautiful and functional items.She cuts her own materials or uses local sawmills supplying British timber, and likes turning bowls.