with Sean Hellman
Sean has been practicing, teaching and demonstrating
green wood-work skills for over 20 years. Based in South Devon, he runs a
business selling bespoke sculptural and traditional wooden seating, and original
items for the home and garden. Sean’s passion is learning and teaching traditional wood
crafts, including making wooden spoons, carved cups, bowl-turning, shrink pots,
etc. He is the only professional green woodworker making and selling ‘fan
birds’ in the UK.
Sean not only teaches and makes, but is an active writer
and has a regular blog about woodworking, offering advice and inspiration
about the joys of working green wood. He is an active member of the ‘Bodgers Forum’ the
largest green woodworking forum in the world.
Some of his articles can be seen in various woodworking magazines such as Living
Woods. Sean last TV appearance was on Edwardian Farm making a coracle with
Sean has recently taken on a full time apprentice.
Below are the one day courses Sean is running this year at the Husbandry School.
‘Shrink pot’ making
Wild wood whittling