Ash splint basket course in Cornwall

Ash splint basket course UK

I have been invited down by my friend Tim of Yurtworks to teach an ash splint basket making workshop in Cornwall on 17th -18th March 2018. I met Tim when I lived in the SW and am really looking forward to being back down there and teaching ash splint basketry again. We’ll be pounding splints from some local ash from Tim’s coppice so it will be an exciting workshop to see how that compares with my usual timber.

During the weekend you’ll learn all the process to source and prepare weaving splints from UK ash and weave a simple fruit basket.
More details of the course and how to book are on the Yurtworks website http://www.yurtworks.co.uk/courses/basketmaking.htm

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About Steve Tomlin

I am a greenwood worker and scythe tutor. I carve spoons, bowls and other products from locally sourced greenwood. During the summer I teach scything around the UK.
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One Response to Ash splint basket course in Cornwall

  1. Linda Lemieux says:

    Would love to join you on this course Steve and Tim but annoyingly it clashes with another long standing arrangement ( teaching a young lad how to ski in France ) have a great course and don’t forget to advertise it in BSW newsletter Carol Horsington or Sue Kerwood Best contacts
    Hope all going Good you look very well from the pics
    See you at scythe fair if not before
    Love Linda

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