Hazel Hurdle Making


Date: 24 April, 2021

A Day of Traditional Fencing
Sheviock, SE Cornwall

4 in stock

Hurdles are traditional fence panels that have been used for a variety of different functions over the years, from animal enclosures to walls of houses. This course will give you a chance to learn with countryside craftsman, Robbie Ryder.

You will learn the art of hurdle making by making your own, as well as gaining an understanding of the benefits these amazing structures bring, not only to our own sustability endeavours, but to the local wildlife too.

This course covers:
Introduction to tools and materials.
Woodland management, including Hazel coppicing.
Preparing zales (uprights) and base weave
Introduction to different methods of splitting hazel.