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So what is a ‘Forgotten Art’?

Oct 28, 2016

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Have you ever watched the TV program
‘Antiques Roadshow’?

Often the presenters bring onto to the show some strange looking object and ask the audience what it is and what it was used for.

Heads are scratched, discussion ensues around possible uses and then the presenter reveals the use of such a tool or object.

There are rural crafts that are being lost with the process of time. Continue reading…

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  • We have a new workshop. 
Head to the beach, gather some driftwood, shells, and grass then come to our Wild weaving and Sea Basket workshop.

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  • Excellent News.

We have a Bronze casting workshop planned for June.

Come and create your very own bronze sculptures with artisan Frank Watson.

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  • Another day creating our Windsor Chairs
  • We've started making the seats today.

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  • As well as making fabulous looking chairs, Richard Hare also make steam bent firewood carriers.

Here is Richard showing us how it's done.

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  • Shaving the bows of our Windsor Chairs.

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  • Day Three and we're making our Windsor Chairs.

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  • Had a great day making chair legs on our Greenwood Windsor chairmaking workshop.

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  • Day two of our Windsor Chair making workshop.

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