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Polelathe, Traditional crafts, Greenwood craft ,at Amberley Museum, Arundel, West Sussex

The AMBERLEY BODGER

Member:--- HCA (Heritage craft Association)

Member:- APT (Association of Polelathe Turners & Green wood workers)

Qualified Adult Education Tutor (Northbrook College, Worthing)

Green woodworking Courses (Amberley Museum & Heritage Centre)

 

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A good place to start your journey thru' this site. Dates available throughout the year on use of the polelathe and associated tools Part of the Greenwood Worker Group at Amberley museum Some interesting links. Not all related to wood! An annual Classic Land Rover Event at Amberley Museum

 

 

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Photos of the GWW archive material Photos of previous days and shows attended plus greenwood village Training videos and you tube links.

 

Polelathe tuition available all year round Pole lathe tuition, shavehorse work for the polelathe, cleaving wood with a froe, all green wood craft work. Show demonstration work of the polelathe  date/time by prior arrangement

 6hr foundation course or 4hr taster course.

 

          

  The Amberley based
'Greenwood Worker Group'

     

 

Entry point for the Greenwood Village next to the woodyard on 'wood lane'

The original project to pole lathe turning and the bodgers hovel at Amberley museum. tuition in polelathe work. see the sawdog and beetle build the Village in 2009

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History of the polelathe, chair making, wood cleaving, use of shave horse, rake making, hurdle making, gypsy flowers, decorative and useful craft items from green wood. All wood sourced locally, mainly from the National Trust.

Green Wood Village at Amberley Heritage Museum in West Sussex. Home of the green wood working group. Craft courses all year round. woodland shows etc

 

Come down to Amberley and visit the 'Greenwood Village' 

Colin Wells or one of the GWW group will be happy to show you around

(exhibit number '15' in the woodyard)

Crafts demonstrated in the main woodyard area below the on site railway include: 

Polelathe, shave horse work, gate hurdle making, rake making, tent peg making, spoon carving.

Demonstrators available at different times but the static exhibits can be seen close up on most public days.

-- We need more volunteers to talk to visitors about our exhibits, full training and advice available --

warm fire and tea always available!!

 

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Association of Polelathe Turners

- APT -

 

Member of the

 HCA (Heritage craft Association)

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Greenwood Worker Group

(West Sussex)

- GWW -

Est. 2005

by Colin

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As well as offering tuition on the use of traditional craft methods

GWW members are also available to demonstrate at craft shows.

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