Plumpton College Certificate

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A two day course for anyone interested in learning how traditional Sussex trugs are made. You will make a trug from locally sourced wood.A two day course for anyone interested in learning how traditional Sussex trugs are made. You will make a trug from locally sourced wood.

Course Content:

  • Introduction to traditional Sussex trugs and the tools and techniques used to make them.
  • Splitting, shaving and steaming sweet chestnut for the frame
  • Preparing and shaping the willow boards; making up the trug using copper tacks and nails; fitting the legs; trimming and finishing the trug
Entry Requirements:

There are no entry requirements for this course.

Dates & Location:

Flimwell

20th - 21st June 2017 

10:00 - 16:00

Duration:

2 days 

Costs:

£160

Facilities

  • With over 800 hectares at your disposal, we’ve got excellent facilities for you to develop your knowledge and practical skills.
  • On our College estate alone, you’ve got ancient semi-natural woodlands, chalk downland, our commercial farm, plus a network of small streams.
  • You’ll also enjoy time at our dedicated wood workshops which are fully equipped with the latest technology and equipment.

Future Opportunities

Introduction to Green Woodworking 

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