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Greno Woods
Sheffield, England, S35 8RS
United Kingdom

07927871192

At Howl we specialise in journeying skills, the Bushcraft we practice and teach is that of the traveler. There is a wonderful simplicity that comes from taking a trip in the outdoors, a pragmatism gleaned from necessity. We draw from this experience in the field to teach a set of skills and knowledge based in expedience and realism, skills that actually get used while outdoors. We provide an insight into the Natural world, opening up a vast array of natural resources and knowledge to help you travel with less reliance on the contents of your rucksack: it’s what you carry in your mind that matters.

 

 We teach these practical skills in a friendly and open way, our hope being to enable you to make your adventures into the Great Outdoors memorable and enjoyable. We'll help you cultivate a positive attitude, a confidence in yourself, and a connection with the natural world through which you travel.

We promote the utmost respect for the environment, the ability to pass unnoticed through the woods brings with it a deeper understanding of the wilderness, and our part in it. It is this philosophy which forms the very core of our work.

We promote the utmost respect for the environment, the ability to pass unnoticed through the woods brings with it a deeper understanding of the wilderness, and our part in it. It is this philosophy which forms the very core of our work.

Wild-Kitchen Utensil Carving Day

Bushcraft Courses

Join us in our 12 acre private woodland just 20 minutes north of Sheffield in South Yorkshire. Our canopied basecamp and a wood fire ensure our clients keep dry and are supplied with tea, coffee and biscuits.

All of our sessions are run with a maximum of 8 people, that way we can maintain a low presence in the forest in order to experience Nature up close. The small group sizes also ensure a high level of interaction with the instructor, we'll get plenty of one to one tuition through the workshops to develop your skills at your own pace.

Families are just as welcome as individuals, we’ve ensured our family sessions are just as engaging to young people they are to the over 18’s

Please feel free to contact us if you have any questions, we're very open and there's no obligations.

Wild-Kitchen Utensil Carving Day

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Wild-Kitchen Utensil Carving Day

80.00

Join us on this fantastic day in the woods where you'll carve a full set of kitchen utensils from greenwood cut from the woodland. We'll take you through the process step by step, from log to four piece utensil set.

Click "Book a Place" to fill out a booking form, you'll need to do this for each person you wish to book a place for.

August 26th 2018

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I'll be delivering this friendly and involved course personally, and we can spend as long as you need looking at each tool in turn to ensure you feel confident and safe when using these fantastic craft tools. You'll feel the satisfying sensation of splitting open a log right through to oiling your freshly made cooking implements, and then use them for years to come in the kitchen or out in the woods. Jamie Dakota
A few simple cooking utensils are all you need in your Outfit, a couple of spatulas and spoons will serve you well.

A few simple cooking utensils are all you need in your Outfit, a couple of spatulas and spoons will serve you well.

WHAT’S COVERED: 

  • Tool selection and safe use

    • Axe, saw, knife and spoon knife, we'll be providing all the tools and materials for the course. If you'd like to bring your own you're very welcome, but please respect our decision if we suggest you use our tools instead. 

  • Material selection: what to look for in a log

  • How to split and roughly shape wood using an Axe

  • How to quickly and easily use a knife to get the required shapes

  • The three key knife cutting techniques for wood carving

  • Using a spoon knife to make a bowl

  • How to treat and look after wooden cooking implements

  • Go home with a set of four cooking utensils

DETAILS:

  • Dates: Sunday 26th August 2018
  • 9.30am-4.30pm 
  • £80 per person
    • 20% off the Wild-Kitchen Outdoor Cooking Day 1 if booked together. (Book via the Cooking day 1 page.)
    • Option to stay in the woods overnight on the Saturday £5 per person (the fee can be paid on the day).
  • Pre-booking only
  • A lunch of warm Soup and bread is included, please inform us of any dietary requirements
  • Due the involved nature of this course, we don't feel its suitable to under 18 year olds (please ask if you have any questions)
  • Tools will be available to buy on the day
  • Run in a beautiful 450 acre ancient woodland in north Sheffield. We'll send you exact directions with the booking pack.