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Cleft Gate Making

: 19 Sep 2020 - 20 Sep 2020

: The Green Wood Centre, Coalbrookdale, TF8 7DR


Design and build a unique and beautiful garden cleft gate using either oak, chestnut or ash you will use traditional tools and techniques to create a gate to be proud of.


You will learn:

  • Designing your gate
  • Selecting suitable wood
  • Cleaving and shaping
  • Joints and building
  • Finishing

Participants are advised to measure the vehicle they intend to transport their gate home in. As a guide a single gate approximately 3ft – 4ft square is achievable in the time allocated.