Lime Bark Bushcraft Day

Course Date

17th August 2020

Course Time

10:00 am

Course Location

Springwood , Melbourne,

Using lime bark to create containers, rope and string

On this special course, we will be looking at the fascinating process of turning coppiced bark into delightful containers, and the finest of ropes/strings. 

Lime bark is a fascinating natural material.  When the sap is at its highest, the bark can be removed from the wood with specialist tools and know-how.  This then allows us to produce some quite unique products, including lime bark containers, rope and string.

During the day you will:


What to bring

Bring a packed lunch and enthusiasm

Where sensible outdoors clothes and footwear

About the instructor

Dave Watson has devoted his life to using his bushcraft skills to help develop, train or mentor people from all walks of life. He spent ten years working for outdoor activity centres, before setting up Woodland Survival Crafts in 1995.

Dave’s passion for ancient survival skills, or ‘bushcraft’ as it has become known, stems from his teenage years when he spent much of his time wandering around Britain in semi-wild places trying to live off the land. His passion is infectious and his knowledge is endless.

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Course Location

Total places 10 (10 Left)
  • Springwood
  • Ashby Road
  • Melbourne,
  • Derbyshire
  • United Kingdom

Course Schedule Details

  • 17th August 2020
    10:00 am - 3rd August 2020 - 12:00 am
  • 12th August 2020
    1:00 pm - 8th August 2020 - 5:00 pm
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