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Learn woodcraft skills at Leamington wood

Sue Swatridge from Against the Grain demonstrates woodcraft skills.

Sue Swatridge from Against the Grain demonstrates woodcraft skills.

Adults and children can learn how to make their own wooden flowers out of hazel or willow at a woodcraft workshops at Foundry Wood in Leamington on Sunday (June 29).

Sue Swatridge from Against the Grain will show partipants how to use a shave horse - a bench on which to sit to shape bits of wood - and basic tools to craft the wooden creations.

The outdoor workshop - organised by the Friends of Foundry Wood and Action 21 - runs on a drop-in basis at the community woodland off Prince’s Drive from 10am to 4pm and is suitable for anyone aged six or older. There is £3 charge per flower.

People are advised to bring warm and waterproof clothing, sturdy footwear and sun protection. To register a place, email admin@arccic.co.uk or againsthegrainwoodart@gmail.com

 
 
 

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