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55 spoon carving workshops found

Spoon carving courses and workshops all across the UK. Learn from experienced wooden spoon carvers - this could be the most satisfying thing you have ever done!

Do you fancy trying your hand at Spoon Carving? Come along and learn safe knife skills in a comfortable environment and make your own spoon. No previous woodworking experience is necessary, though those with knowledge of working with wood will still find fresh challenges in the hand carved spoon. The joy of spoon carving is that we don't need expensive tools, workshops and work benches. Just our hands and a few simple tools. You will...
Cumbria - Next course on 20th September 2019
This workshop is suitable for complete beginners or those who have carved before but are self taught and want to improve their skills. Adults only, or over 16 when accompanied by a paying adult. This workshop will be limited to 8 participants. The workshop will focus specifically on the following areas: • Appropriate wood selection • How long can we keep wood and it still be good for carving • Where in the log to...
Come and learn the craft of wooden spoon carving. The course is a day spent with me learning to carve a beautiful and functional wooden spoon. We’ll go through everything you need to know to transform a green wood log into a spoon. Techniques learned include Wood selection Axing out a spoon blank Safe and efficient knife grips Hollowing the bowl Finishing oils Tool buying advice Best of all, you’ll come away with all this...
South Yorkshire - Next course on 19th October 2019
Introduction to spoon carving. Spoon carving is a fantastic introduction into green woodwork and one that can provide a lifetimes enjoyment. It is a fantastic skill to learn as it can be done anywhere, with few tools and very little space. On this course we will learn to carve a cooking spoon that you can use in your home using three tools; an axe, carving knife and a spoon knife. As well as carving I...
Pembrokeshire - Next course on 14th September 2019
This full day course allows you to take a log blank and turn it into a spoon you’ll be able to use in the kitchen forever. We teach you how to safely and effectively use axes and different knives to shape your spoon, giving you the perfect introduction into making spoons for yourself at home. David Hunter is a coppice worker in Pembrokeshire, where he manages local woodlands using hand tools and traditional techniques. He...
Please visit the website using the link above to check on course dates and availability 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...
West Yorkshire
Looking for a unique and creative experience? Want to learn new practical skills? What about a one-to-one or small group day of green woodwork based on Otley Chevin Forest Park? Your day of green woodcarving using traditional tools and techniques can be individually tailored to suit you. The nature of a one-to-one/small group day means the topics to be covered can be chosen by you and the date can be arranged to suit your timetable....
Neath Port Talbot
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...
Berkshire - Next course on 16th November 2019
Please note I only run courses for no more than two students at a time. This I believe reduces any negative down time and gives very good value for money. This is an introductory course in basic techniques needed for spoon carving to give you the confidence and knowledge to build on in your own time. No previous experience necessary and all tools and materials will be provided. This course will include the initial design...
North Yorkshire - Next course on 27th September 2019
Spoon Carving with Steve Tomlin in the Yorkshire Dales This 1-day Improvers workshop is suitable as a follow up from a Beginners workshop for those wanting to reinforce axe work and the different knife cuts and to master different spoon bowl shapes, more detailed handle styles, and the all important sharpening skills. You will gain a deeper understanding of working with the tools and timber. This will allow you to carve more easily and efficiently...

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