Make Your Own Welsh Dairy Stool 

David Robinson & Suzi Park

Glamping holiday dates 8th - 13th July 2018 
  • 5 nights glamping accommodation (Sunday - Friday)
  • Half board (breakfasts & lunches Monday - Friday)
  • 20 hours willow craft tuition (approx 4-5 hrs a day, Monday - Friday)
  • Cost of materials for your Welsh stool (textiles sourced from Melin Teifi Mill & the woods coppiced from Davids farm)  

David Is an organic dairy farmer and works and lives in the Teifi Valley, were his family have farmed Penyrallt Home Farm since the 1960s. David has always loved wood, planting hundreds of trees & making much of his own furniture at home from trees grown & processed on site.

Suzi Park is the co-founder of Make in Wales, which provides high end craft courses in West Wales.  Suzi is an entrepreneur who has worked in the textile & fashion industry for many years & as a lecturer for over 10 years. Suzi is passionate about offering specialised craft courses, which she creates in partnership with local designers & artisans

What to expect

​This course is a unique collaboration with Top of the Woods & Make it In Wales, who produce high-end craft courses in West Wales. 

  • Make & take home your own welsh stool  

  • Learn the art of wood craft using traditional hand tools to create a unique handmade piece of furniture for your home, working with wood coppiced from David' farm 

  • Learn upholstering techniques, using fabric made from the local welsh mill  

  • Have plenty of time to enjoy beautiful Pembrokeshire

Find out more about Make it in Wales

Craft Course Itinerary

Suitable for beginners.  Maybe you enjoyed making things in woodwork at school but haven't done it for many years ! Give it a try & bring home a beautiful handmade welsh stool by your own crafty fingers!

Max 12 places.

  • Sunday - Glamping check-in from 2pm

  • Monday - Introduction to David Robinson woodsman & diary farmer. He will talk about wood farming and traditional hedgerow coppicing.  David will demonstrate how to make the your welsh stool.  You will then be given a practical session on using hand tools correctly, such as plane-ing, cutting etc.  Discuss the plans for your stool 

  • Tuesday & Wednesday - You will make your stool, the legs and tops and assemble it 

  • Thursday & Friday - Introduction to Suzi Park, textile designer & sewing teacher. Finish the stool by waxing or painting the wood, select your fabric & learn the techniques to make piping and upholster your stool with hand tools.

  • Friday check out or stay on for the weekend! 

Food
  • The menu will include hot breakfasts and lunches, inspired by international cuisines and changing throughout the week

  • Jon cooks all his food from fresh & with quality ingredients

  • Meals will be served communally in the Banquet Barn, unless you are on location when you will be provided with a food pack to take with you

  • Hot & cold drinks will be available during your course, including quality tea\coffee 

  • If you have any special dietary requirements, please let us know when you book   

Suzi upholstering the Welsh stool! 
Creative & Craft glamping holiday from £499 per person including
  • 5 Nights Glamping Accommodation

  • Half Board (Breakfasts & Lunches Mon - Fri)

  • 20 hrs Professional tuition

 
Booking notes
  • If you'd like to come as a couple but only one of you wants to attend the course, the cost for the second person is £149 (accommodation & half board only)

  • Solo bookings will stay in a Glamping Bell Tent

  • Two person bookings will stay in a Glamping Pioneer Camp

  • You can upgrade to an Eco Boutique Safari Lodge for £99

For group booking enquires contact us at info@topofthewoods.co.uk

Stay For The Weekend for an extra £75! 
Glamping Bell Tent save **£95**
Glamping Pioneer Camp save **£125**
Eco Boutique Safari Lodge save **195**

For a truly relaxed weekend, treat yourself to our 'Food & Fire' package (£50 per adult) and we'll include your Fri & Sat evening meals, Sat & Sun hot breakfasts and your firewood!

Stool Dimensions: Approx  29cm high / Seat 31cms long & 20cms wide

 

The fabric for the top is Welsh Flannel from Melin Teifi a local Woollen Mill.

Take home a handmade stool that you have created in your wood craft & upholstery course!

Top of the Woods Eco Campsite & Glamping Holidays Gives You Space & Freedom to Reconnect with Nature, Yourself & Others in Pembrokeshire Wales UK - Enjoy a Welsh Camping Adventure!

Top of the Woods Camping & Glamping Holiday – Pembrokeshire – Wales - UK  - Telephone Number
Top of the Woods Camping & Glamping Holiday – Pembrokeshire – Wales - UK  - Newsletter
  • Black Facebook Icon
  • Black Twitter Icon
  • Black Google+ Icon
  • Black YouTube Icon
  • Black Pinterest Icon
  • Black Instagram Icon