was asked to run a training course run by ‘Springboard’,
a Welsh Assembly funded project that offers free training courses
with a group of five mums and dads from the Pembroke Dock area
we designed and created a carved Oak Story Chair for the new storytelling
area at the Pembroke Dock Community School.
was installed on a sunny day in March and will soon be joined
by a circular seating area.
part of the school is being developed with a range of outdoor
learning features including raised beds for allotments and a musical
day at the ‘Blue School’ Pembroke Dock Community School.
dug the hole, levelled the chair we mixed the concrete to secure
the steel fixing brackets.
in the paperwork and evaluation forms.
showing the working process for this workshop session and some
of the preparation work for the Horsham
benches have been documented by James Ramage as part of his
photography degree project ‘a day in the life of’.
More of his work can be seen at
circular seating for the new storytelling area at Pembroke Dock
Community School has been designed and created in a series of
workshops with DadVenture UK a group of 4 young dads www.facebook.com/DadVentureUK
timber that had come from local farmland was selected and sawn
at a local sawmill,
out on the ground to determine the size and shape, then cut, carved
fixed on the legs.
Loaded up the trailer.
the holes, levelled and coated with an exterior wood finish.
did the paperwork!
storytelling area was officially opened with a session by a local
storyteller and one of the teachers and her class.