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 Last updated 15 May 2018

john waller, underwoodsman ltd  
the green wood workshop   

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be a blacksmith for the day - 1 day

dates:

18 Oct 2014 (full)

overview:

Using ancient and modern techniques to explore the skills of blacksmithing, you will make a poker (or similar project of your choice) and find out about shaping, drawing and twisting metal on the forge and anvil.

tutor:

Ross Berry

start time:

 9.30am tea/ introductions for 10am start

lunch:

approx 1pm - 2pm
please bring a packed lunch.  Hot drinks will be provided.

finish time:

approx 4.30pm

cost:

80 per person

what to wear:

Wear sturdy shoes or boots at all times. Please also wear warm, comfortable clothes that are suitable for the current weather conditions.  You will be outside for most of the course.

what to bring:

All tools and materials will be provided

course size:

maximum of 4 course participants

how to book:

To secure the place, you will need to complete a booking form.
Booking forms can either be returned by email, along with payment by bacs, or returned in the post with a cheque.
You will then be sent a booking confirmation, outlining where to go and what to bring.  If you haven’t received confirmation with 10 days of sending in your booking form, please contact us on 01892 740303.  Please note that once payment has been banked, the course will run as advertised, and we will expect to see you on the day unless you have notified us otherwise.  We will issue a full refund if you give us 14 days notice of cancellation.  Unfortunately if you cancel your place within 14 days of the course date, we will not be able to refund your course fee.

reviews:

read reviews here

location:

Bore Place, nr Edenbridge, Kent
Courses and volunteer days are held at Bore Place, near Sevenoaks, Kent
(www.commonwork.org) - an environmental and educational charity on a 500 acre organic dairy farm, set in beautiful low weald countryside. Converted farm buildings and a Jacobean Manor House offer accommodation if required, with walks and local pubs to enjoy when you’re not wooding! Directions will be sent to you once you’ve booked on a course and can also be accessed from the contact us page.

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accommodation:

Depending on availability, Commonwork can offer B&B to course participants from 45 per person/night. Camping opportunities are limited; we have a hot shower and toilets, but no cooking facilities. It is essential that you contact us in advance to book either camping or bed and breakfast, and we ask that all guests respect each other’s privacy and, where appropriate, the peace and quiet of Bore Place.