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Make a Shave Horse

: 22 May 2021 - 23 May 2021

: The Green Wood Centre, Coalbrookdale, TF8 7DR


Learn how to make your own Shave horse in the traditional English Bodgers style. The shave horse will be made to suit your size and comfort and will allow you to explore other greenwood crafts.

You will learn:

  • To select suitable wood
  • Cut and shape wood to correct dimensions
  • Cutting mortice and tenon joints
  • Making legs stable and level

All materials will be provided and you will spend the day making all the component parts and fitting them together. The shave horse can be packed down to fit into your car at the end of the day.

The course tutor will be Matt Hatter.