At this session, we will cover:
- What green woodworking is
- Aims and principles of our group
- Basic safety principles
- 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 or spatula from a piece of greenwood.
Tea/coffee provided. Please provide your own lunch.
Please bring proof of ticket purchase on your phone / printed out. Please contact Steve Le Croix on firstname.lastname@example.org if you are on low income and need a reduced price or free ticket.
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 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!).
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