Peening and Sharpening Workshop

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A sharp blade is essential for easy mowing. This workshop we will look at setting up a peening station, peening and sharpening techniques and repair of the inevitable nicks and dents. Got a peening jig or anvil you have never set up? Wood blocks will be available to set up your equipment, then take home. Come along to get your blade sharper then new!

Dates: 
11 July 2010
More dates and times information: 
10am-4pm
Teachers
Philip Batten
Cost: 
£40
Contact Name: 
Michelle
Telephone number: 
07813 464990

Tool Handle Making Course

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Learn how to make you own tool handles from the resources around you! Nick and Barbara of Coppice Wood Collage will lead this workshop, showing how to make tool handles from coppice wood. From cleaving and shaping coppice poles to fitting the finished handle – come along and have a go! Philip Batten will demonstrate how to make simple but effective scythe handles (snaths) from hedgerow wood.

Dates: 
28 March 2010
More dates and times information: 
10am-4pm
Teachers
Nick and Barbara of Coppice Wood Collage, Philip Batten
Cost: 
free
Contact Name: 
Michelle
Telephone number: 
07813 464990

Eastside Roots 8 week gardening course, Bristol

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Three of our ESRoots Gardeners will take you through all the basic gardening techniques, fruit n veg growing, composting/soil, propagation, planting for year round interest - basically everything you need to get you going in your own garden/allotment this year!

Dates: 
17 March 2010 to 12 May 2010
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8 evening classes & 2 Saturday practicals
Cost: 
£80
Contact Name: 
Joe or Nick
Telephone number: 
Joe 07840 059 079 or Nick 07508 603 123