Make your own cooking utensils! Learn the basics of green woodworking and working with the grain. Make a locally grown spatula to take home with you. We will be using a shave horse and draw knife, traditional chair making tools that are very safe to use. Suitable for complete beginners.
This is a great taster course for anyone who's considering our longer courses.
Limited low income and unwaged discounts are available for this course for those who would otherwise be unable to attend.
This is a seated course, we will be working on shave horses, so it's suitable…
We have no indoor space and will be working outside in all weathers (under a tarp if it rains) so please come prepared.
Warm, outdoor clothes in the winter.
Sunhats in summer.
No sandals or bare feet please.
Walking boots or work boots if you can, a thick…
London Green Wood is cooperative of woodworkers practising rural crafts in the city. Based at Hackney City Farm, we work with green wood straight from the log and hand tools. All the wood we use has been felled locally.
We have been running events and teaching courses since 2011. We promise a beautiful setting, friendly people, the satisfaction of learning new skills and a fire when it gets chilly. We run courses for adults and for families. We offer low income and unwaged concessions on many of our courses.
People who have completed our Induction to the Workshop course can…