Green Woodworking Courses with Richard Rood

Green Woodworking Courses with Richard Rood

When:A range of dates is available this winter, see booking options for availability
Tutor:Rural crafter Richard Rood
Venue:Brick Barn, Deepdale Farm, Burnham Deepdale, Norfolk
Pricing:1 Day Course – £100 per person plus booking fee, including hot drinks through the day
3 Day Course – £340 per person plus booking fee, including hot drinks through the day

Rural crafter, Richard Rood, is joining us at Deepdale Farm through the Winter to teach green woodworking skills. You may have seen Richard in a Pop Up Shops at Dalegate Market, or demonstrating at the Deepdale Spring Market.

Over the next year, we will be developing a range of courses where Richard teaches visitors to work with green wood, creating beautiful items for the home. At the moment we are offering a one-day course, an introduction to green woodworking, and a three-day course, stool making for beginners.


Introduction to Green Woodworking Course – 1 Day


This is a 1-day course introducing

– Properties and handling of green wood
– Getting familiar with tools, the draw knife and the pole lathe
– Make and take home a selection of objects to use at home

All tools are supplied by the instructor.
Please wear clothing suitable to work under cover but outdoors, ie multiple layers.
Please bring a packed lunch to enjoy in the barn or courtyard. Hot drinks will be provided.

Maximum four attendees. Venue well ventilated.

No accommodation is included with this course. We recommend staying at Deepdale Camping & Rooms, which offer excellent self-catering rooms and camping for tents, campervans and motorhomes.

The course and venue are not suitable for participants to bring their dogs or other pets.


Stool Making for Beginners Course – 3 Days


This is a three-day course for beginners to create a beautiful object of furniture. Course includes:

– Properties and handling of green wood
– Getting familiar with woodworking tools
– Make and take home a selection of objects to use at home
– Create your own stool using a mix of green wood and hardwood

All tools are supplied by the instructor.
Please wear clothing suitable to work undercover but outdoors.
Please bring a packed lunch. Hot drinks provided.

Maximum four attendees. Venue well ventilated.

No accommodation is included with this course. We would recommend staying at Deepdale Camping & Rooms, which offer excellent self-catering rooms and camping for tents, campervans and motorhomes.

The course and venue are not suitable for participants to bring their dogs or other pets.

Note: If you have already attended an Introduction to Green Woodworking Course – 1 Day at Deepdale Farm, you can book for just Saturday and Sunday of this course. Please contact us to ask for a discount code.


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