bow rake making at Bradfield Woods

21 April 2018, 09:30 - 16:30 (Add to calendar)

 Make a large ash hay rake using traditional woodworking tools and
methods including bending a bow using steam with David Wheeler, local craftsman and furniture maker. This rake is the heavier and more
robust 'big brother of the split handle rake.

Bradfield Woods open air workshop offers protection from the rain and a fireplace should it be chilly! All wood, tools and expertise will be supplied on the day. All you need is warm clothing, strong footwear and a packed lunch.

As an experienced furniture designer and maker and lecturer in furniture studies, David has combined his skills to run green wood courses for small groups. For further information on David's work, go to,

Please wear clothing suitable for the weather, and stout footwear.

Tea, coffee and biscuits will be provided and are included in the price, but please bring a packed lunch.

There will be a small charge of £10 per person on the day towards materials.

Registration Type

Name Price Quantity

Adult place

Price £60.00 Quantity None Available