Another bucket list item ticked off

Veterans Woodcraft were asked to help with a serving member of the Army’s wife’s bucket list. After some consultation with the Catterick Garrison Tesco community team and the Husband of the lady in question. VWC decided that we would take this little item on. The Brief was simple, due to the wife’s ill health, she…

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Huddswellfest 2018

Veterans woodcraft were privileged to be one of the event sponsors of Huddswellfest 2018. The concept The event was set up by the lovely Kelly from Yorkshire Yogi (www.yorkshireyogi.co.uk) . A lot of organisation and hard work had been done by Kelly and here team, veterans Woodcraft were initially drafted in to the plan to…

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RAF Waddington receive new items for Officers Mess

Task RAF Waddington PMC recieving tables from Veteranswoodcraft RAF Waddington Officers Mess tasked Veterans woodcraft to update and produce some bespoke items of furniture for the Mess. Deadline Veterans woodcraft collected the Tables to be refurbished and got the go for designing the plaques for the Mess Bar, we were given a deadline of 2…

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Old Gurkha’s come out of retirement

Veteran Gurkha’s and their wives came out of retirement today in Catterick Garrison. They made their way from all over the Garrison and surrounding area to come and meet Veterans Woodcraft. Veterans Woodcraft have managed to secure some funding to work with the local over 65 Gurkha’s and dependents.  It Was identified some time ago…

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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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