What is a Climbing Bear?
A wooden bear who climbs up a piece of string from the bottom all the way to the top of a doorway.
See our wooden climbing bear, designed by our woodworking tutor, Ben, in action here!
Our climbing bear decoration is the perfect introduction to woodworking. Wood is a tactile material, and learning to manipulate and shape a piece of wood is a great way to switch off from the day-to-day and re-focus on yourself!
Underpinned by the 5 Ways of Wellbeing, during this course you will learn new skills, share your learning with other workshop students, gain a sense of achievement, notice the nuances of different wood grains and keep active!
Aimed at men and woman of all ages, this introductory course will give you a good grounding in fundamental woodworking skills.
During this course, you will learn how to:
- Measure and mark accurately,
- Plane a piece of wood,
- True and square,
- Cut curves,
- Drill a piece of wood
- Shape a piece of wood
Course Fee: Free
Duration: 12 hours (split into three afternoon sessions)
- Wednesday 13th November 2019 (1pm - 5pm)
- Wednesday 20th November 2019 (1pm - 5pm)
- Wednesday 27th November 2019 (1pm - 5pm)
To book your place on this course, please visit the Wellbeing College website here