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Sharon Littley has been teaching carving for over 15 years and has tutored students of the craft all over the UK. Sharon is based in Port Talbot, Wales. Author of the book 'Celtic Carved Lovespoons', Sharon is a well known for her wonderful and unique Lovespoons, a traditional Welsh gift. Friendly and approachable as well as massively knowledgeable about all things to do with wooden love spoons, get in touch with Sharon to discuss possible...
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One day wood craft course - learn to carve a wooden spoon. Spend a day in my woodland workshop learning to craft functional spoons from green (freshly felled) timber. No experience is necessary but we will be using hand tools all day so you need to be physically fit, all tools and materials are provided in the cost of the course. The venue is 5 miles from Newbury in Berkshire in a small private woodland...
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Two day spoon carving course near Banbury, Oxfordshire Spoon carving is a traditional craft that most can learn. The tools required are few and affordable and the wood is usually available locally at little or no cost. The two-day spoon carving course I run is aimed at beginners or the self-taught wishing to improve their skills. Consequently, no previous experience is required, just an enthusiasm to learn a traditional craft. Everything else is provided; tools,...
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Spooncarving for a day - a practical skill - Over 18s only. Available all year - usually on a Sunday but midweek can be arranged. You have seen the advert - Plusnet - now come and experience the real thing! On this course you will learn basic techniques of spooncarving, learn to carve green wood, the proper use of tools and basic safety with regard to tool use. You will also learn "how to read...
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Next course on 25th March 2017
A two day course These Beginner's courses are a highly accessible course for people with no prior knowledge of green wood carving. The emphasis is on teaching the skills and knowledge you can take away to continue at home. A small group ensurses that there is plenty of time for personal attention and questions. The course takes place in a cosy oak framed, turfed roof building. “I had no previous experience of woodwork and not...
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Next course on 18th March 2017
Learn to carve greenwood spoons using traditional axe and knife techniques. This course covers; - Choice of wood. You will learn about the different qualities of the main varieties of common British hardwoods and the difference between suitable and unsuitable material. - Tools. You will use three tools; axe, straight blade knife and curved 'hook' or spoon knife. The focus will be on how to use these tools safely and efficiently. All tools and wood...
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Robin Wood is an internationally recognised, traditional woodworker. Robin's carving courses are unique in that they focus on the skills you want to take away from the course, although you will also have some spoons (or bowls) too! You’ll learn a range of cuts with knives and axes which will enable you to use carving tools efficiently and safely. You’ll then be guided through a few simple projects where you will be able to use...
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Next course on 25th June 2017
Greenwood Spoon Carving A one-day course with Dave Jackson, basic spoon carving is an excellent, relaxing opportunity to get away from it all and do something different for a day, in the peace and tranquillity of our Woodland Craft Area. Over the day you will learn the basics of the 'age-old' craft of spoon carving using green (unseasoned) wood. You will learn various 'grasps' and carving techniques using a mora carving knife, how to carve...
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Coventry Woodcarvers are a friendly group of like-minded people from the Coventry & Warwickshire area, with an interest in woodcarving. We have a tutor and several experienced carvers able to instruct and advise students on all aspects of carving and pyrography. We are a mixture of levels, from beginners to advanced. In addition to this we have a tool sharpening and timber cutting service along with opportunities to sell finished carvings via exhibitions and stands...
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Our introductory spoon carving course gives you hands on instruction in the art of spoon carving, at the beginning of the course you will learn how to carve a simple wooden spatula in order to get you used to the tools and techniques we use, we then move onto carving a simple, yet elegant spoon, using the methods you have learnt, although you will be working to a basic template, you are also encouraged to...