Based on intensive practical experience you will learn the traditional techniques used for centauries to maintain and gain a living from Coppice woodland.
This course is designed for anyone who has an interest in traditional woodland skills from the novice to the seasoned volunteer. We invite you come and enjoy a refreshing break from your every day routine and enjoy life in a coppice camp.
The course includes information on:
History and traditionsHabitats and conservation- species identificationHealth and SafetySafe use of hand tools including billhook and axegreen woodworkcamp craft and rustic furnituretool sharpening and maintenancestool reduction and layering techniquescoppice productsunderstanding the canopy
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This hands on course provides you with the opportunity to learn and practice these skills in a working coppice.
In keeping with the woodland camp theme we will provide a cooking fire for you to prepare hot drinks on. We will be providing a delicious woodland Lunch for you to enjoy. If you have any special dietary requirements please let us know at time of booking.