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Greenwood and Timber Framing Courses

Date(s) - 19/02/2018 - 02/03/2018
12:00 am

A unique opportunity to learn greenwood and timber framing skills using round wood with Mike Ellis of Helmsdale Charcoal and Coppice .

The one week courses will be held at the Scottish Crannog Centre  where particpants will  build an ‘Iron Age’ style shelter for use on site

1st course – 19th to 23rd February 2018

2nd course  – 26th February to 2nd March 2018

Mike has written and runs Scotland’s only nationally accredited courses on ‘Traditional Woodman’s Coppice and Greenwood Skills’ and will be teaching greenwood and timber framing skills using traditional greenwood tools.  There will also be the chance to learn charcoal-making.

All bookings and enquiries should be made through Mike Eillis of Helmsdale Charcoal and Coppice on or by calling him on 01431 821855.

The course costs £200 per person to include tuition and use of traditional tools.

If you would like to attend both weeks, a £100 discount will apply.


PS – The Big Shed is delighted to offer basic accommodation in the studio to course particpants at a rate of £10 a night: please arrange it via the Crannog Centre

Tel : +44 (0)1887 830583n and email :