About WoodWorks

WoodWorks is an innovative new programme for enterprising and creative young people who wish to learn about woodland culture and make more of Scottish woodlands.

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Our mission is to develop new ways of supporting young people to turn their ideas into practical action. Young people will get the chance to immerse in and reconnect with the natural world, establish their own woodland based enterprise, and to realise their potential by adding value to Scotland’s woodland resources.

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Through the programme applicants get the chance to mentor with highly skilled craftspeople.

An online application to our programme can be found at: http://woodworks.org.uk/woodworks-application/

 

Next Event

Traditional Skills Training Weekend: Leatherworking, Furniture Making & Woodworking

From: Friday Feb 10th, 2017
To: Sunday Feb 12th, 2017

Come join us on the 10th, 11th & 12th of February for a whole weekend of Traditional Woodland based training courses, aimed at supporting 16-25 year olds to start up their own woodland enterprises. If you want to be a leatherworker, carpenter, furniture maker or just want to work in the woods then this is the course for you.
This is a great opportunity to meet other young people who enjoy working in the outdoors.

During this WoodWorks residential weekend you will have the chance to:

– learn the age old practice of leatherworking fromJennifer Roy who is a Master Saddler, Harness Maker and Bridlemaker. 

learn the age old practice of woodworking & furniture making from Leo Norris a very talented designer & craftsman based in Fife.

-learn the art of furniture manufature from Dave & Jim McKeen who are very talented designer’s & craftsmen based in Falkland.

learn the age old practice of wooden wheel making from Ian Grant the last Wheelwright in Scotland.

See eventbrite links to book:

https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/woodworks-traditional-skills-weekend-leatherworking-course-tickets-31058723478

https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/woodworks-traditional-skills-weekend-woodworking-furniture-making-course-tickets-31484627368

https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/woodworks-traditional-skills-weekend-furniture-technology-course-tickets-31536360102

https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/woodworks-traditional-skills-weekend-wooden-wheel-making-course-tickets-30465429921

Where?

The Stables, Falkland Estate, Falkland, Cupar, UK
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