West Cork Craft and Design Guild - A guide to some of Ireland's finest craftwork.



SHORT COURSES WITH WEST CORK CRAFT AND DESIGN GUILD MEMBERS

Guild teachers are not only masters of their craft, but are also experienced in helping absolute beginners to enjoy learning a craft skill. Groups are small to ensure first class attention. In each case, no previous experience is necessary.

BASKETRY - BEGINNERS AND ADVANCED

With Martin and Yvon O'Flynn
1, 2 and 3-day courses in autumn, winter and spring
Learn to make a variety of beautiful baskets
Learn to make living willow garden structures
Work with organic grown willow

Maughanasilly, Kealkil, Bantry
Tel. 027 - 66111

GREEN WOOD CHAIR MAKING

With Alison Ospina
3-day courses, year round, by arrangement
Make a beautiful and useable chair, to take home
Work with natural coppiced hazel
Learn to use a lathe and hand tools

The Wooden House, Rossnagoose, Skibbereen
Tel. 028 - 21890

www.greenwoodchairs.com

WOODCARVING FOR BEGINNERS

With Ben Russell
3-day courses in spring and autumn
Practice simple exercises, then choose a project
Make a bowl, a house sign, a love spoon
Carve Celtic patterns, natural forms etc.

Cullenagh, Kealkil, Bantry
Tel. 027 - 66133

www.bensonrussell.com

The three studios are in picturesque settings; lunch, refreshments and all materials and equipment are provided. Tools for woodcarving and greenwood chair making can be bought at the studios.

Workshop locations

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