Greenwood stool making with Peter Wood

27th February 2022

A one day greenwood experience. This course will introduce you to various tools and techniques using simple hand tools, to make a three-legged stool.

A one day course to learn how to work with green wood using simple hand tools, and make a three-legged stool.

  • Learn about different tree species and understand why different woods are suitable for different tasks, how growth effects its use, and look at wood suitable for cleaving.

  • Learn how to cleave wood.

  • Learn basic axe work to rough shape the stool legs.

  • Use a shaving horse, drawknives and spokeshaves to shape three stool legs.

  • Finishing with a simple stool to take home.

This course is suitable for both beginners and those who want to develop their woodworking skills further.

Cost: £100 - 6 places available

Age: 18+

Venue: Sylva Wood Centre, Oxfordshire, OX14 4QT

Tutor: Peter Wood -


Sunday 27th February 2022 9:30 AM through 4.30 PM


Sylva Wood Centre
Little Wittenham Rd
Long Wittenham
OX14 4QT


Phone: 01865 408018