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GREEN WOOD WORKER

The project to develop the Greenwood Village  2009/10

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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.

Association of Pole lathe turners and green wood workers news items and pole lathe tuition at Amberley Museum. craft items using green wood    Click on the tree to see short video of the traditional Glade area

 

Colin, a member of the Association of Pole-Lathe Turners (APT), is currently the group leader of the GWW's group at the Amberley Working Museum in West Sussex

 

THE WOODYARD PROJECT

(Now complete)

Creating the Greenwood Village

Start date for this project was the winter of 2009/10

 

All through the holidays and during the 'white period' the group was busy transforming the new location in the woodyard. Some work still to be done to improve the facilities of the exhibit.

The temporary site office! Frank in MF
Setting the boundaries First post in
Ready to put in back boards Get on with it Colin!
First section in place The back section for the pole lathe shelters
Nice lot of rubbish to burn (tea in hand) Snow arrives
Village snow scene at the Museum Scene from the nature trail at Museum
Road on way to Museum
 

We are looking for more GWW members (volunteers) to help keep the area busy! email Colin for details

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Build up of the main Hovel

Cutting Ash at Cissbury for the building poles Main hovel first lift
Second lift Looking good
Keeping warm Starting to fit out
Filling up Demonstration lathe in
Kitchen in (time for brew!) lots more to do yet

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THE FINAL PUSH
Ready at last Main shelter with pole lathes etc, and working
First training day Foundation course
Ian's Hurdle shelter View from nature trail

WAS OPEN TO PUBLIC VIEW FROM EASTER 2010

TAKE A PICTORIAL STROLL AROUND THE SITE (dated 27th April '10)

Looks well established View from museum rail line Morning fire
View of Hurdle shelter View of Bow making shelter Ready to use
Demonstration area Workshop lathe Twin teaching lathe
Busy shave horse legs for new shave horse Gate hurdle
'Bodger dog'  pups available! The all important kitchen area In the bow makers shelter
Ian' pet beetles Wooden nuts and bolts for the  peg hovel Peg hovel now a stone masons shelter

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MORE WORK WILL BE DONE TO THE   'GREENWOOD VILLAGE'   DURING WINTER 2010/11

 

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THE ORIGINAL 'WOODYARD' DEMONSTRATION SITE AT AMBERLEY

Photos showing display area at Amberley at the lower site next to wood yard. A new and larger area is being developed further into the woodyard. This is all addition to the 'old style' glade area on the nature trail.

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Colin's' travelling/demonstration lathe Shave horse under construction with some display items explaining the process of creating turned items The area as a whole with a notice board for information when site is unattended

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Pole lathe tuition, inc preparing a billet on a shavehorse for the polelathe, cleaving wood with a froe etc.

 

LIKE TO BECOME INVOLVED??

Even a visit of once month is of great help

Email to contact the group co-ordinator.

Help with this new area would be gratefully received from people interested in  green wood crafts (see also polelathe course information).  New comers to this activity will get training and support. Current crafts people who would like to spend a little of their time in helping out or giving advice are most welcome. We are looking for all green wood workers to set up a display and use the site please contact Colin for details.

Needed urgently to help round the site off are a trug maker and besom broom demonstrator ( to help the on site besom broom man)

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