Staff Making Workshop

With Andrew Duncan creator of Merlin Wizard and White Witches Staffs for BBC Merlin Series 4 and 5

For adults and children aged 10 and over
10.30am - 3pm
Hiking Staff and Tracking StickAndrew Duncan

"Hi Andrew The two staffs you provided are excellent and exactly what we wanted
 and will be used throughout Series 4 of Merlin. You responded to the brief promptly
and accurately. I greatly appreciated your enthusiasm and creativiity for this project.
Many thanks" Adam Marshall, BBC Merlin - Series 4

           
 
A fantastic opportunity to spend time in tranquil woodland in the heart of South East Kent making your own unique Walking Staff or Tracking Stave that you will value and use for a life time. You can choose to personalise your Staff with markings or carvings and could EVEN make your own Tracking Stick to use in the field on our Footsteps TRACKING Course. 
 
Sitting around a roaring camp fire you will design and create your own personalised Staff with the guidance of an experienced instructor.

During this one day practical Staff Making event you WILL be... Given the tools and advice of how to make the most of your PERSONALISED design.

Choose from various seasoned wood, Hazel, Ash or Maple.

Decide on the length, the width and design for your UNIQUE Staff.
Design and carve your own unique hiking staff
Shown how to STRIP and SHAPE the seasoned wood correctly.

Be given clear bushcraft instruction
on SAFE knife and tool use.

Provided with all the EQUIPMENT and materials needed, seasoned wood, tools, vanish and wax. 

Branding designs or markings of your choice on your newly made Staff with HOT branding irons Or you may choose to add your own personal CARVING. 

Inserting a button compass to the top of your newly made Stave if you wish.

Given a choice of finishes for your Walking Staff or Tracking Stave with either varnish or bees wax. 

Choosing whether to add a rubber base to the bottom of your Staff.
 
   

Further information
Water and hot drinks are provided.
We will work under a large parachute if raining.
There is a bush toilet for your use.


Kit req
uired:
Appropriate clothing and footwear for season (Wet Weather Gear)
Camping Chair/stool     Working gloves     Packed lunch/drink    Mug    Personal First Aid Kit

Transport
By train: We can collect from the local train station which is Aylesham or provide contact details of taxi if arriving in Canterbury.       
By car:   Directions to site will be sent via email prior to the course. Please do not use post-code from website as this is our office address and not where course is held.
There is car-parking space within the woodland


Booking
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Cost: £49 Per Person

Dates: Saturday 25th October 2014

Saturday 13th December 2014(Places Available)


Staff Making Workshop £49 Per Person.




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Tags: Staff Making Workshop, Walking Staff, Tracking Stave, Making a Tracking Stick
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Event:
Date:Saturday 13th December 2014
Starts: 10.30amEnds: 3pm
Location:Woodland Near Canterbury, Kent

Type:One Day Bushcraft Course
With:Andrew Duncan
Bookings:Per Person
Price:£49

Places Available
Hannah, We had a smashing day. We are now making extra staffs for walking to go with our tall ones and Alfie takes his staff everyw...