Coracle Making

25–27 August

Build an Ironbridge style coracle using simple tools and techniques to suit all levels of experience and ability. The coracle has been around for thousands of years, evolving as a cheap, simple boat that anybody could make and use for all sorts of short river work, particularly fishing.

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You will learn to select suitable ash laths, techniques for bending laths to shape, nailing, clenching nails and fixing and tailoring the calico cover ready for painting. You will leave with a finished coracle and paddle ready for the Coracle Regatta on the Bank Holiday Monday.

 

 

BOOKING AND PAYMENT OPTIONS: Contact Fay Hurford 01952 432769 fayhurford@smallwoods.org.uk

FURTHER INFORMATION: Contact Richard Thomason 01952 432769 or 07964 934556 richardthomason@smallwoods.org.uk

Special offer for our members: 20% off all course fees! Please contact Richard or Fay on the details above to get your discount.

 

 

Course cost: £ 350.00


 

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