Paul Williams Woodcraft

Woodcraft Products & Woodcraft Courses in Lancashire

In line with recent Government announcements, we are excited to announce that we will be opening up our workshop again on the 12th April (unless guidance changes). We will then return to opening five days per week, Wednesday to Sunday, 10am – 4.30pm.

We are still working on a plan to reintroduce courses. In line with guidance, we cannot run courses for individuals from mixed households indoors until 17th May at the earliest. However we can run outdoor courses from 12th April. We have a small outdoor shelter, but will still need the weather to cooperate! Once we have a plan I will post on Instagram & Facebook, and update the website. For an idea of the courses that will be available, please follow the link from the courses page on this website, and then click ‘Past Events’. Please get in touch with any questions of if you are interested in a short half day course from 12th April for yourself or your household (maximum of 3), making use of our outdoor shelter. Thanks for supporting local business and here’s to an uplifting and exciting 2021 and beyond!

Paul Williams Woodcraft, offering beautiful bespoke one-off pieces, from wildwood, greenwood and driftwood. Loving forged and handcrafted, for statement pieces for the home, office or corporate environments.

Gorgeous individual gift items for birthdays, anniversaries and weddings.

Set in the heart of the beautiful Wyresdale Park, Lancashire, Paul is able to create and produce exquisite pieces, that are handcrafted with the same love and attention in every piece. Come and see our working workshop, look at some of our products, or alternately book on to one of our wonderful wood crafting courses.

Paul Williams Woodcraft – capturing the beauty of nature in every single piece.

Woodcraft Products and Woodcraft Courses Lancashire

About Me

I have spent a lifetime connecting with our great outdoors and have developed a deep-routed passion for all the wonders our fabulous planet has to offer us. From exploring unclimbed mountains in Greenland, to wondering through ancient woodlands in Scotland, nothing recharges my energy levels quite like being outdoors.

With more than 30 years' experience of working in education and training, I am now taking the opportunity to launch a new career in wood-crafting. Using my crafting skills to make and sell unique pieces and tapping into my training and education skills to offer wood-craft skills courses.

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My Woodland Workshop

My woodland workshop sits at the heart of Wyresdale Park’s 800-acre country estate, just above the beautiful village of Scorton. Set amongst the trees and woodland trails, this inspirational space is where I create and sell my unique hand-crafted products, as well as running wood-craft skills courses.

There is plenty to do on site and in the surrounding area with woodland and countryside walks, including the brilliantly named Nicky Nook Hill with fabulous views of the surrounding hills, the Lakeland Fells and out over Morecambe Bay. There is the splendid Applestore cafe just above the workshop, and glamping opportunities for a great family get away.

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My Products

I specialise in working with wild wood, turning driftwood, windfall wood and other found materials into a diverse range of one-off items. I also work with seasoned timber acquired from local sources as well as reusing and up cycling waste wood. In my new woodland workshop, you will find hand crafted and locally produced one off creations for those that appreciate something a little different.

From hand carved key rings, sculptural lamps, a range of bread boards and serving platters, to stunning coffee tables and rustic furniture, you will find something to suit every pocket, and some great and unique gift ideas. No plastic, no imports, just real and mostly local wood!

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My Courses

Working with wood is a great way to slow down, take time to explore your own creativity, and connect with nature. I offer a range of skills courses that are suitable for the complete novice, as well as courses for those with a little more experience.

My woodland workshop is a great creative space for running courses all year round, with a fully enclosed indoor workspace with a wood-burning stove providing a cosy warmth when the weather is a little cooler, and a wonderful outdoor space to enjoy warmer weather.

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