Come and spend a relaxing time in the woods creating a piece of handmade furniture. Set outside in a beautiful woodland workshop over-looking the river Findhorn on Logie Estate. You will learn a wide range of traditional "Green Woodworking" techniques. Using hand tools and locally sourced hardwood you will be guided through the process of making your very own stool.
Choosing the correct timber
Cleaving a log using metal wedges and a Froe (traditional hand tool)
Working the legs using a shave horse, drawknife and spokeshave
Jointing using a traditional method to create a wedged mortice and tenon joint
Shaping the hardwood seat with handtools
Sanding and finishing
£180 plus cost of hardwood top.
Course price does not include the hardwood top for your stool. You will get to choose from a selection and this is payable on the day. Estimated cost is between £10 - £40.
Course's start at 10am on the first day and 9am thereafter. We will aim to finish around 5pm each day. All tools and materials provided. Tea, Coffee and biscuits will be provided all day long but please BRING YOUR OWN LUNCH. Click HERE for a location map and a list of various nearby accommodation.
Please Note: - Course dates are not interchangeable.
If 3 months notice before the course start date is given - 90% refund is due
If between 3 months and 2 weeks notice is given - 50% refund is due
If you pull out within 2 weeks of the course start date - No refund is due