Bench Making Weekend Workshop
Sat & Sun | 10-6pm
Make a beautiful bench from recycled timber, using classic woodworking techniques. All exclusively with the use of hand tools, complete with drawbore joints and tapered mortise and tenons. Suitable for absolute beginners.
Over the weekend you will shape your legs, form solid joints and use a scorching technique to take a recycled scaffold plank to a gorgeous burnt finish. Leaving with a completed bench, without the need for nails or power tools.
Joinery is a core aspect of woodwork – to the extent that it may be the only aspect that the average person is aware of. At the Green Wood Guild we know that this is not the case, but we hugely value the role joinery plays in our craft. In this class you will learn to use shavehorses and drawknives, tapered tenon cutters, and reamers, as well as how to drill with accuracy, and how to use drawbore joints, one of our favourite joints here at the Green Wood Guild.