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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!
An Introduction to Spoon Carving
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An Introduction to Spoon Carving
Cumbria - Next course on 20th September 2019
£100
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 ‘take’ the spoon from • Preparation of the wood into a suitable ‘billet’ for carving...
One to one and small group green wood carving days
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One to one and small group green wood carving days
West Yorkshire
£85
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. Your day could include: - carving swedish woodenware such as spatulas and spreaders - spoon...
Kuksa carving at Sallerton Wood
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Kuksa carving at Sallerton Wood
Devon - Next course on 23rd May 2020
£155
A Kuksa is a traditionally hand carved Scandinavian wooden mug or bowl, used for eating and drinking. These two-day courses will cover all the rudiments of carving by hand and tool selection to create your very own beautiful and unique vessel, using traditional techniques and starting with a freshly-cut greenwood log. The principles and practicalities of tool sharpening will also be covered during this course. The course is run over two days to cater for individual designs and allow all abilities of student to achieve a great finish to their...
Spoon carving course - From log to spoon
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Spoon carving course - From log to spoon
Somerset
£75
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 knowledge and a spoon of your very own. A review from a previous student -...
Spoon Carving (Two Day)
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Spoon Carving (Two Day)
Oxfordshire
£220
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 is required, just an enthusiasm to learn a traditional craft. Everything else is provided; tools,...
Wood carving and Love Spoons
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Wood carving and Love Spoons
Neath Port Talbot
£50
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 course dates and the (reasonable) prices.
Carve a spoon in a day
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Carve a spoon in a day
West Yorkshire
£85
This is a one-day introduction to spoon carving where we will work together carving a cooking/stirring spoon from a log using carving axes, knives and hook knives. You will start by selecting a suitable log and cleave the timber using traditional tools and techniques. After roughing out the blanks using a carving axe you will learn the safe and effective knife grips needed to carve the outline of your spoon with a woodcarving knife. You will then use a hook knife to hollow the bowl of your spoon. At the...
A one day spoon carving course
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A one day spoon carving course
Devon - Next course on 28th September 2019
£75
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 will be provided on the day and I will give advice on where to buy...
Spoon carving for improvers with Steve Tomlin in the Yorkshire Dales
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Spoon carving for improvers with Steve Tomlin in the Yorkshire Dales
North Yorkshire - Next course on 27th September 2019
£85
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 and give you the confidence to continue carving at home. We will be working at...
Spoon carving taster session
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Spoon carving taster session
North Yorkshire
£40
There is something very satisfying about carving a spoon. Using fresh green wood and some basic tools you can very soon immerse yourself in this traditional craft. My taster session is a great introduction to this craft. During the 3 hrs we’ll work from a freshly split log to a functional spoon. I’ll guide you through the safe use of the tools needed. Initially working with an axe to rough out a blank we then use a straight knife to refine the shape and the hook knife to form the...

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