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Introduction to Green Woodworking

August 14 @ 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm

£10

At this session, we will cover:

  • What green woodworking is
  • Aims and principles of our group
  • Basic safety principles including Covid guidance
  • The participant agreement
  • An introduction to some key tools used in green woodworking – axe, straight knife, hook knife, draw-knife

You will leave the day having made a spoon, spatula or small object from a piece of greenwood.

Tea/coffee provided.  Please provide your own lunch.

Please bring proof of ticket purchase on your phone / printed out. If you are on low income and need a concessionary priced or free ticket, please contact Steve le Croix: stevehogweed@outlook.com 07984 193 302.

Some practicalities…

Prior to the session

  • Please register as a BPCG volunteer here

  • Tick “Green Woodwork” (and anything else you might be interested in getting involved in!).  Registering doesn’t commit you to anything, but does provide us with a simple way to collect and store your details securely.

  • Please for safety wear shoes or trainers, no sandals
  • Please also add

    • Any additional needs that you may have and/or health issues that we should know about.

    • In notes at the bottom, add any relevant experience you already have (don’t worry, none is required!).

Schedule

12.00 Introductions and tea

Followed by discussion about green woodworking, the day ahead, and filling in the Green Woodworking participant agreement

Introduction to tools, techniques and safety

13.00 – Continue with tools, techniques and safety, with the end goal of making something to take home!

15.30 – De-brief, Q&A, signing participant agreements

16.00 – Pack away

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Details

Date:
August 14
Time:
12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Cost:
£10
Event Category:

Venue

Brockwell Park Community Greenhouses
Brockwell Park Community Greenhouses
LONDON, - none - SE24 0PA United Kingdom

Organizer

Kate Sebag

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