Bodgers

Monday, February 17th 2014

The Foxglove Bodgers had their first monthly meeting of 2014 yesterday.  They collected some Alder wood from work around the reserve which then was cut to size, and had the bark stripped.

The sections were then turned on the pole lathe to make goblets.  Some bodgers also spent time making spoons from Silver Birch.

Their next meeting is on Sunday 16th March; if you are interested in attending please use the booking form on our events page.


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