This nine day course is suitable
for beginners as well as experienced green woodworkers, chair
makers and designers who wants to extend their skills.
Tuition starts with an introduction to green woodwork and then
covers all aspects of chair making in some depth, including the
design, construction and finishing of Windsor and Welsh Stick
The designing and making of sculptural furniture, including garden
seating, is covered while more experienced makers have the chance
to design and develop their own project or tackle arm chairs and
The course allows time for skills to develop, designs to evolve,
and more complex projects to be tackled. An afternoon off' for
sightseeing or 'play' in the workshop is time tabled for day six.
There is a materials charge for seating of £10 - £60
of chair styles and terms used <<click
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examples of seating styles and materials <<click