Free timber to Denbigh High School

If you’ve read any of our Facebook posts, Tweets or bits of our blog recently you’ll have seen us mentioning that we’re giving away free wood to local high schools to help with their woodworking classes.

The first school who took advantage of the free timber was Denbigh High School, but what do they make these days in woodwork in schools?

Mr Jones (or Sir to the kids!) of Denbigh High School’s CDT/Woodworking Dept. has been kind enough to share some of the recently made projects in the form of pictures below.

Get involved!

If you’re a local North Wales woodworker reading this and think ‘That’s great I want to giveaway scrap wood’ then please get in touch using the form here as we’ve a massive list of schools covering four Counties all looking for wood – it doesn’t have to be MASSIVE pieces they will in most cases plan what they are making to suit the timber they’ve got, do it for the kids!

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We’ve created a bit of a stir

Since we offered local schools free timber for their woodworking departments we’ve created a bit of a stir, so thought I’d share a few of the comments we’ve been getting with you! [Read more…]

Free timber to schools – I’m overwhelmed with the response!

In my last blog post, I was appealing for schools local to us to get in touch if they needed some free timber offcuts for use in their woodworking departments and to be honest, I’ve been buried under an avalanche of emails and phone calls! So far three schools have been promised some timber from us but many are missing out.
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Calling any secondary schools in Denbighshire, Conwy or Flintshire

Well more specifically Design Technology or Product Design (what ever happened to the good old woodworking department; think it was CDT in my day, but I digress!) teachers at Secondary schools in Denbighshire, Conwy or Flintshire.

Are you suffering budget shortages and struggling for timber for your pupils’ GCSE or KS3 project work?

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Wooden gates to deter Denbighshire metal thieves?

An article caught my eye this week in our local daily newspaper, The Daily Post. It seems that recently, metal thieves have moved on from targetting lead on roofs to stealing people’s metal gates in the Denbighshire area, no doubt in order to take them to scrapyards to weigh in for cash?

In Rhyl alone, four pairs of cast iron gates were stolen in one night…………..

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