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A good place to start your journey thru' this site. Shows what we are doing to improve the exhibit at the museum Some pictures of the GWW in its old location and archive material Photos of previous days and shows attended from 2005 onwards Training videos and you tube links. DVD available on request 1.50  inc P&P Some interesting links. If you would like to link then please contact Colin

Dates available on request throughout the year on use of the polelathe and associated tools

 

 

Entry point for the Greenwood Village next to the woodyard (on Wood Lane) at Museum

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

BELOW:- The old bodgers shelter on the nature trail at Amberley (photo circa 2009)

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           The Amberley based      

'Greenwood Worker Group'

 

Come down to Amberley and visit the 'Greenwood Village' 

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

(next to 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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Colin Wells Traditional woodcraft. Pole lathe demonstration of green wood workng at amberley museum. Polelathe tuition and shavehorse work ie preparing billets for the pole lathe, make garden dibbers, spurtels, rolling pins, chair legs and spreaders. windsor chairs made at High Wickham by bodgers. Colin D Wells at the lathe

Colin is the Amberley Bodger

 

 

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(West Sussex)

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Courses in pole lathe use  at Amberley Museum and Heritage centre West Sussex. For more details contact Colin via the Polelathe Tuition page just click on icon below.

Pole lathe tuition at Amberley Museum and Heritage Centre,West Sussex. using greenwood from the trees, Ash, Chestnut, Oak, Birch, Sycamore, Beech, Alder, and more. Learn how to use  build  a pole lathe and use it

 

GWW members  available to demonstrate at craft shows.

Would you like to have a pole lathe demonstrator or some other craft person at your show, rural event, fete etc. Then contact Colin who will be pleased to discuss how this can be done. A  small fee will be charged to cover appearance & travel expenses.

All APT Sussex Group Members are fully covered by Third Party Liability Insurance.

Available weekends, weekdays over several days in succession.

 

 

 

 

DATES THE MUSEUM IS OPEN TO THE PUBLIC:-

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On non public dates

Volunteers and members of the Greenwood worker group can come in by contacting Colin, for tuition,  practice or use the facilities and also to help keep work areas functional. 

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