Willow Woven Tool box or Foot Stool 2 Day Course (beginner – intermediate level) – Wed 20th & Thurs 21st July

£85.00£190.00

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Time: 10:00 – 4:30. Price: £85-£190

Learn how to make a willow tool box or foot stool from sustainably coppiced wood & willow.

Using beautiful English willow you will create a truly unique but practical piece.

You will choose one project before the class starts & work on that one project for both days.

Day 1-

Foot Stool-

You will mark out, cut, sand & seal, drill & assemble the framework & legs. You will also make a sealing polish for your frame & apply one coat. By the end of the day you will have everything in place ready to begin weaving the seat.

Tool Box-

You will mark out, cut, sand & seal, drill & assemble the framework, base & choose handle. You will also make a sealing polish for your box & apply one coat. By the end of the day you will have everything in place ready to begin weaving the sides (you may begin weaving if you work quickly)

Day 2- both projects

Weaving, weaving & more weaving!

Suitable for those who have already made round baskets & understand how to do a 3 rod wale. It is essential that you have some degree of confidence & competence making out, measuring, using a drill & cutting tools (such as secateurs & saws)

Notes-

  • this course is physically demanding & requires a lot of standing, moving around, bending, lifting & a good degree of manual dexterity is needed

Level- beginner/ intermediate

Course Booking Terms and Conditions:

Deposits are half the course fee and are non-refundable. Receipt of deposit secures your place. Because of the long process time to buy and prepare materials for your course, a course can be moved to another course date up to 4 weeks before the course start date and not after this time. When booking you are agreeing to these terms.