Boys and Girls Evening of woodwork

Veterans woodcraft were asked if we would facilitate a woodworking session for the Boys and Girls Brigade at the Claro Trust workshop in Starbeck near Harrogate. So on Friday 18th May we loaded up our new van with the items we needed to deliver, when we arrived we quickly set up and awaited in anticipation…

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Upgrading of Toilet started

Veterans woodcraft have started to remodel the existing Toilet area to be more wheelchair friendly, this will enable us to offer training for people with limited mobility. Toilet build with the addition of a brand new toilet suite and associated equipment there is really no reason why if you are wheelchair bound you can come…

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Marine gets help from VWC

  James a former Royal Marine commando came to our workshop in Richmond North Yorkshire, just to have a chat. once we got chatting he asked if we could help with turning his Transit Van into a Mini Camper, so we set out to help him and so far this week we have managed to…

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Who need eyes to carve

Blind veterans carve a new chapter Once again Veterans woodcraft were at the Blind Veterans UK Llandudno site to help teach some green woodworking, mainly with the pole lathes and shave horses, but we also decided to introduce them to hand carving. To start the week we decided that the group would try their hands…

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Random Acts of kindness

In September 2017 Veterans Woodcraft delivered and installed a Random acts of Kindness tree to a Primary school in Ripon North Yorkshire. after the Head teacher was put onto us from one of the local Help for Heroes fundraisers. Today we went back to Outwood Primary Academy School and delivered the final touch of two…

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First Bee hives delivered

Today we have delivered our first batch of 5 Bee hives based on the National bee hive Design. Jon From Forward Assist made the journey down to Richmond, North Yorkshire to collect the long awaited Bee Hives. He also had a guided tour of our workshop and was given the visage of what we are…

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Happy Little Girl

As some of you already know, Veterans Woodcraft delivered a full size rocking horse on Black Friday. We are please to show you some photographs that have been sent to us by the parents and grandmother to show how pleased she is with her horse. we are happy to see the lovely smile that this…

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Happy granny ready for Christmas

Veterans Woodcraft ventured out on Black Friday to deliver and install the Rocking horse. After an early start we arrived at our destination with minimal traffic. We decided to keep the mystery going a little longer as we had the horse completely covered. We unveiled the horse to the delight of the customer who was…

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VWC Present 56 SQN Table

Veterans Woodcraft went to Lincoln to drop off a commission piece to the officers mess at RAF Waddington. The table was refurbished and engraved with the 56 Squadron emblem. Ted Granger, one of the VWC team pictured below was also in 56 Squadron many years ago, so had an immediate link to the commission and…

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Blind Veterans Wood week

2 Weeks ago Veterans Woodcraft had the privilege to be invited down to the Blind Veterans UK Llundudno centre to help deliver Wood Week. We Arrived at Llundudno on the Sunday ready to setup but were immediately taken back by the friendliness of all the staff and Members of BVUK. The Accommodation too was out…

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