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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Thank you,The Fore

Veterans Wood Craft would like to thank The Fore, for the generous gift of a new crew van. Van This will help Veterans Woodcraft reach more veterans in rural areas with more ease, to date the VWC members have been using there own vehicles to go and deliver outreach training.  we will be getting the…

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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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She said yes

Following a very successful week at Blind Veterans UK Llandudno, Two members of the VWC team Bob And Ted went to Billingshurst for the weekend with a view to meeting the fantastic Jodie Kidd. We went to her newly opened Bar/Restaurant called the Halfmoon in Kirdford Sussex. both Jodie and Her staff were welcoming and treated…

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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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Blind veterans bonds

This past week veterans woodcraft have once again bred down to Llandudno for some more teaching of greenwood working and carving in the wood cabin. whilst we were there we had a visit from the Executive board, and from other Veterans down using the facilities . We had a young man and his father bonding…

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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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