From Richmond to Passchendaele

A School in Richmond North Yorkshire, are participating in a Battlefield tour in France. One of the VWC team happened to mention to one of the boys attending that he could make him a small memorial for him to place as a small tribute for their sacrifice. Lewis from St. Francis Xavier School (SFX) was…

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New Sign for the times

A few weeks ago a very well known young man had his sign broken by some mindless thugs, this was just a sign like so many other signs that are hung up around Richmond, North Yorkshire. this one however was special it was made by Young Oscar, who is a friend of Veterans Woodcraft. and…

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RAF High Wycombe Receive Commissioned tables

Tables commissioned by RAF Veterans woodcraft were commissioned to refresh one of the tables from RAF High Wycombe, Officers mess. Part of the deal was to insert the logo into the table top. Veterans woodcraft took this to the next level, we dropped the logo into the center of the table by 5mm then carved in…

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RAF Waddington receive new items for Officers Mess

Task 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 weeks to complete, in time for the…

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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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Blind Veterans Ace it

At the start of the week Veterans Woodcraft reported that it was at the start of Cabin fever week with Blind Veterans UK (Llandudno). We are pleased to announce that all who attended and attempted the tasks set really excelled themselves. All managed to hand Carve both a Spoon and a wizard, the learning curve…

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Cabin fever at BVUK Llandudno

Today is the start of Cabin Week at the Blind Veterans Llandudno centre.  The week has got off to a great starl’ with the installation of 2 pole lathes and 2 draw horses to enable member to complete some Green woodworking. At the same time blind veterans are being introduced to hand carving starting with…

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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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Free training offered

Veterans Woodcraft have managed to secure some funding to allow us to deliver some short courses to the community. we are currently looking for people who are unemployed, or are veterans and their families who would like to participate on some training, we come to you so you dont need to travel. unfortunately this is…

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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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