A cooking fire and permanent kettle
of adzed seating at Castle Howard
course April 2013
9 day chair making workshop June 2013
The back-up behind the July 2013 course!
From l to r:
Matt (workshop assistant), Gudrun (tutor), Ro (kitchen), Pete and Tamsin (volunteer
assistants), Hamish (kitchen)
9 day chair making workshop July 2013
Following the success of the Bodging
Milano projects in 2010 and
2012, ten of the Clissett Wood visiting designers have
shown their work in a widely acclaimed exhibition at
Gallery at Welbeck.
Assembly on a 9 day course
The chairs all assembled!
The view south from Clissett Wood on a frosty December morning
Wood 20th Anniversary Open Day, Saturday
look forward to welcoming you into our wood.
sensible clothing and footwear
an up to date programme <<click here>>
3 October 2014
a holiday in a beautiful part of Herefordshire, learning
of working unseasoned
timber with handtools to create something unique for your own
home or garden.
web site dedicated to Philip Clissett, his life, work and chair
making near Clissett Wood.
I offer two to nine day
courses in Green
Woodwork and Chairmaking for
novices, amateurs and experienced craftspeople.
teach the whole range of greenwood crafts; from pole lathe
turned windsor chairs, ladder back chairs with varied seating,
contemporary and free form sculptural pieces to an ever
expanding range of
A gift voucher for
a course can make a very welcome Christmas, Birthday or
Retirement present. Gift vouchers can be arranged for any
amount. Email for
9 day chair making workshop
In addition I make a unique range of sculptural free-form
This can become addictive!