FREE Greenwood Working Course with The Lancashire Wildlife Trust in Bolton. Starts January
20th December 2011
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Free Greenwood Working Course

You are invited to the Bolton office of the Lancashire Wildlife Trust to take part in several workshops. 

Wednesday 11th January

How To Use Greenwood Working Tools- With Mike Rushton

This is a one day course where individuals will learn to use and look after various tools in a safe manner for Greenwood working

Wednesday 18th January

Woodland Management

A one day workshop looking at how a woodland works, coppice techniques and rotation, felling trees with hand tools, working a woodlands, diversity of woodlands, creating wildlife areas, natural succession of woodlands and lots more.

All materials sourced from this workshop will be used throughout the course.

Wednesday 25th January

Willow Gate Workshop

This one day workshop will show all students how to make a small rustic gate (around 3 ft in length and 4 ft in height). All materials can come from the woodland course to create the gate and the tutor will provide any specialist tools.

Wednesday 1st February


A one day course carving a small bowl using hand Adze, axe, knife and crook knife. The tutor will provide the tools and materials for this course.

Wendesday 15th February

Working with Logs

A one day workshop working with a freshly felled log, splitting it and shaping it with axes into a bowl shaped blank and then mounting it on the pole lathe and using hook tools to make a beautiful bowl.

To secure your place on the above course contact Charlie Barlow on 01204 663754 or email

This course is being funded by Bolton at Home and booking is essential, places are limited and all bookings need to be made by Wednesday 5th January.

Places are for individuals aged 19+ and live in the Breightmet and Darcy Lever areas of Bolton.

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