How to Use Local Wood
 
 
 
 
 
Thursday
24th March

New Green Woodwork
 
 
 
 
 
Friday
25th March

Furniture Makers Intro
 
 
 
 
 
Saturday
13th August

Make a Longboard!

Beginners Steam Bending
 
 
 
 
 
Thursday
2nd June

Chair-in-a-Day
 
 
 
 
 
Friday
3rd June

Make a Long Board

26th August 

10am-5pm

Free Bending and 3D Bends
 
 
 
 
 
Thursday
9th June

Compression
Straps
 
 
 
 
 
Friday
10th June

This is a one-day workshop and will be the final teachng for us in 2016. 

You will make a unique longboard make to suit your own style and needs, and wide range of options availiable using the complete capabiliy of our workshop.  You will also learn alot about wood, steam-bending and laminating during the day.

This includes:
Help designing and making your creation
Option carving a solid wood board from green wood, force drying using steam and air and adding GRP
Option of using epoxy/glass fibre layes for added stiffness
Hot or Cold polyurethane laminations
Paint
Grip-tape for longboards

If you want to use Kevlar/Carbon Fibre please bring youself and we can use our resin (do not bring prepreg).
Please bring your own trucks and wheels.
 
 On the evening of the 26th we hope to camp near a spectacular hill, you are welcome to join us and on the 27th we are running an event called High Speed Trees in Elterwater as part of Charlie's Residency at the Merz Barn, former studio of artist Kurt Switters.  You are welcome to get involved and we will be inviting so very special riders along, see www.charliewhinney.com for details as they become available. 

Hot
Laminating
 
 
 
 
 
Thursday
16th June

Follow-on Steam Bending
 
 
 
 
 
Friday
17th June

Professional
Steambending
 
 
 
 
 
Sat - Mon
9th - 11th July

Booking
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