Traditional Wood Craft Workshops

Choice of woodwork courses for beginners and the experienced, from basic woodwork principles to cabinet making and carpentry. Develop your own workpiece to take home and learn traditional skills you can use again.
What's Included?
  • Six Courses from Basic Carpentry to Cabinet Making, Make a Table, Chest or Workbench
  • Take Home Your Creations and New Skills
  • Choose for Beginners or the More Experienced
  • Includes all Tools and Materials
  • Knowledgeable & Enthusiastic Tutor
  • Workshops Located in Beautiful Areas

Why do it?

“Learn valuable skills and make something beautiful for your home.”

Experience Details
How Long Will it Last?

Choose from 2, 3, 5 & 6 day courses

When Can I Go?

All Year. (Please book as soon as possible to arrange your date).

Who’ll Be There

Usually a maximum of 6.

Design Your Experience

Just choose the option you’d like in checkout

  • Basic Skills Course = £160pp, (2 days) designed for complete beginners, it will take you right from sharpening and setting up tools to creating an object totally with hand tools.
  • Make a Table Course = £190pp, (2 days) for those with some knowledge and experience of marking out, cutting traditional joints and use of hand tools. You’ll make an arts and crafts inspired coffee table.
  • Traditional Drawer Making = £250pp, (3 days) how to construct a drawer using traditional techniques including cutting dovetail joints by hand, making a solid timber drawer bottom and how to fit the drawer once made.
  • Make a Workbench Course = £310pp, (3 days) amateur woodworkers who want to make their very own workbench. Take away as a flat pack to reassemble at home.
  • Green Oak Frame Course = £550pp, (5 days) learn the principles of green oak construction by making a rose arbour. Includes basic joints, construction of cills and roof trusses. You’ll receive detailed drawings of the arbour and take home a very useful book covering everything you do in the course.
  • Traditional Tool Chest Course = £650pp, (6 days) focusing on improving your hand tool skills, you’ll make a tool chest using pre-prepared tulipwood panels. Includes hand cutting and shaping your chest. The joints range from dovetail to mortice and tenons and will be a frame and panel construction.
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Essential Information
Who Can Do This?

Over 18 but under 18s can participate if accompanied by an adult. 

Is There Disabled Access?

Please explain your individual situation when booking and contact us if you’d like any help. There is wheelchair access and a disabled toilet but the courses may not be suitable if you have restricted use of arms or are visually impaired.

What to Wear & Bring

Wear comfortable clothing. Please wear sensible shoes preferably toe protected boots/shoes and no trainers or sandals. Long hair must be tied back.

Voucher Delivery

A printable e-voucher will be emailed to you after checkout for you to give as you wish. You can choose to add gift packaging with a printed voucher sent by First Class post.

How Do I Book?

Your voucher includes a link or code that will take you to your suggested experience and also enable you to browse all experiences.

If ‘Purchasing for Myself’ the booking details will appear in your Bucket List after checkout.

We’d Love to Hear From You

If you have a question or would like us to find an experience or make any arrangements for you just contact us or use our live chat.

Things to Know
  • Please bring a packed lunch or you can visit the Hop Pocket restaurant for a cooked meal if you prefer. Tea & coffee will be provided.
  • As all the courses are multiple days, contact us for a list of the best local B&Bs as you may want to extend your stay in this lovely area:
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All our experiences are led by handpicked Experience Partners, passionate about what they do. You can browse their locations here.

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You’ll have a personal concierge who can make the booking or any arrangements for you. You can even ask us to find a new experience or location for an experience day you want to do.

This is just the beginning …..

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Wood craft courses from basic woodwork principles to cabinet making and carpentry.


Delivery Method

Delivery Method

Complimentary E-Voucher

A printable e-voucher will be emailed to you after checkout to give as you wish.

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Gift Voucher

Gift Voucher


You can choose to add a Humdinger Gift Wallet with a printed voucher sent by First Class Post