Chris Helliwell

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Chris Helliwell is an artful bodger! Bodging is the traditional wood-turning craft, using green (unseasoned) wood to create cylindrical wooden woodturning via a pole lathe. Chris works with ancient tools and methods to create everything from dibbers to chair legs, goblets and poles.

He has exhibited his work and demonstrates and teaches his art at events across the region.

“It was a very relaxing yet energetic day - just what I needed!”

– Derek
Woodturning using a Pole Lathe

Chris’s Courses

Woodworking + Wood Turning Using A Pole Lathe

Sat, 3 Mar 2018

10:00 am - 4:00 pm

Chris Helliwell specialises in the ancient art of bodging - green (unseasoned) woodworking techniques. Join him for a wonderful day learning pole lathe turning. You will use ancient woodworking tools and techniques including...

£85

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More Green Woodworking - Bowl Turning with a Pole Lathe

Sun, 7 Oct 2018

10:00 am - 4:00 pm

Chris Helliwell specialises in the ancient art of bodging - green (unseasoned) wood working techniques. The turning of wooden bowls on a foot-powered pole lathe is a craft that has been in use...

£85

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All Levels

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