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13 Dec 2018

Hallway Furniture January 14-18th

Enrolments are now being taken for our January 14-18 woodwork class. Chris will guide you through the construction of a piece of hallway furniture of your choosing. There is a library of magazines to stimulate your thoughts or source an image, photo, picture, diagram of your chosen project. Generally, clients like to modify existing images, select materials form a wonderful pantry of timbers, identify suitable material list and...
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13 Dec 2018

Gift Voucher

Join us at The Derwent Valley School of Creative Woodwork in 2019 Purchase a creative day, mingle with like minded people, enjoy a boutique woodworking experience, create a fruit bowl, cutting board, turn a bowl, rolling pin or exotic timber storage case bristling with dovetail joints. This is a wonderful opportunity to gift a loved one, spouse, family member a creative day in a unique...
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12 Apr 2018

Woodwork for Beginners – personalising project work

Woodwork for Beginners has been added to our suite of programs in 2018. In most cases we provide an image as a “conversation starter” for example, Fruit bowl, Coat rack or Butchers block. We do appreciate that most inquiries stem from peoples interest in learning the foundation skills of woodwork and creating a project of personal interest. If you have a personal project in mind...
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29 Jan 2018

Check out our new courses for 2018. Early bird accommodation available

Welcome to the new Oast House website. ‘Oast’ (derived from the Latin word meaning heat) is the name given to kilns used for drying hops and consequently ‘oast houses’ are the buildings used when drying hops. It is believed that the oldest sections of the ‘The Oast House’ were built by John Terry in the 1820s “for the purpose of a large fowl house, stockyard...
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