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  • Pupil for a week

    We occasionally have people come for a week of training as a fee-paying pupils. Recently Richard joined us doing just this, he is carpenter by trade and has a background to make…

  • Exciting developments…

    This week Matt Marriott of Sequoia Tree Surgeons felled a rotten tree and cleared undergrowth from a small area of leased land opposite our timber sheds. This is the first stage of…

  • Langham Hotel

    Last week saw some of our pieces of furniture traveling up to the stunning Langham Hotel, London for a Press day. The location and the furniture looked fantastic.   Share this page: …

  • Approval granted

    We have just been granted planning permission for a new building development at the Barnsley Workshop, Froxfield. Preparation work will be starting shortly and we are excited about what this means for…

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    Continued Support

    A huge thank you to NADFAS for their apprentice bursary from the Patricia Fay Memorial Fund which will support Andrew Marsh whilst he does his foundation year. NADFAS have been an important source of support…

  • Specially made

    James Ryan recently went to visit the Building Crafts College to see the 44ft bog oak boards be very carefully placed into their specially made kiln where they will stay for the…

  • A BIG thank you!

    Our thanks goes to NADFAS Hampshire and Isle of Wight Area for their generous grant for apprentice training, without the help of charities such as these the important work of training craftsman of…

  • Confirmed Open Day dates for 2013

    We have now confirmed our open day dates for 2013: Saturday 2nd March (10-4pm) Saturday 25th May (10-4pm) Saturday 19th October (10-4pm) Come and meet our highly talented craftsmen, take in the…

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    The Autumn Open day success

    The sun shone, there was a steady stream of visitors and and a hum of conversation filled Barnsley’s cottage and workshop this Saturday. A successful event with over a 100 visitors, a…

  • An unprecendented discovery

    A truly extraordinary discover was made this year in the form of a 5000 year old bog oak trunk of exceptional size and perfection, so precious is this find that a The…