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Spoon carving courses

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!

£120
West Yorkshire - Next course on 13th April 2019
Wood has been used for eating and serving food throughout history - now's your chance to come and learn the on-trend ancient craft of green wood carving with local wood expert and woodsman of Engine Wood at Nostell Priory, Mike Craig. This is a 2-day course. Across two consecutive Saturday workshops, Mike will teach you to handle wood carving knives safely and effectively and will guide you through the very satisfying process of carving your...
£75
Norfolk - Next course on 30th March 2019
This course is an interactive and enjoyable introduction to green wood carving in the beautiful rural setting of the Alderfen Marshes. Let your creative juices flow as you source your green timber from the 9 acre site and then learn to split, chop and carve your log into a unique spoon. Take your new skills (and your spoon) home with you, ready to tackle your next green woodcarving project. On the day you will: Select...
£70
Staffordshire
The spoon carving course will focus on the traditional techniques of carving a spoon from green wood. Students will be shown how to select and split the wood using a tool called a froe, process it using a shave horse and draw knife, then final shaping using specialist spoon carving knives and chisels. Emphasis is placed both on good design and carving techniques. The bowl turning course will focus on the traditional techniques of turning...
£280
Strathclyde - Next course on 23rd May 2019
Quite possibly the best opportunity for hand forged carving knives… This is almost a three for the price of one workshop – and a rare chance to catch all three of these incredible makers in the same place, at the same time, working on the same thing! Nic Westermann, Alex Yerks and Adrian Lloyd, three out of four members of team Hewn and Hone, will spend two days teaching you to create a minimum of...
£85
West Sussex
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...
£160
Devon
Two day Kuksa carving course with Jon Mac, a leading exponent of spoon and Kuksa carving. Camping and carving in beautiful rural Devon. A two day course with Jon Mac at a beautiful rural location in Torbryan, Devon. Jon will teach you how to carve a Kuksa (wooden drinking cup) from green Birch, using traditional camp or bushcraft tools, namely Axe, straight knife and hook knife. The first day will involve Axe work, blanking out...
£220
Gloucestershire
Learn how to make a stunning spoon in silver. You will decide on your design, how deep the spoon will be and the design of the handle. Fabricate a spoon by learning how to pierce, form and solder silver. Using a template to create the shapes you want. With two separate pieces of metal you will create the bowl and handle. These will then be soldered together to make a beautiful caddy spoon. All abilities...
£225
Strathclyde - Next course on 23rd May 2019
This is Jan's first appearance with Green Aspirations, and he's starting with a wonderful workshop for carvers of all levels and experience, including beginners. The two-day course will introduce participants to spoon carving and mug making, meaning you'll have some great items to show for your efforts. Day one will focus on eating spoons, carved from round wood using axes and knives. Using the skills you've learned in the morning, you'll make little scoops in...
£20
West Yorkshire
We’re heading over to Headingley to open a pop-up shop and workspace. We’ll be selling our ceramic jewellery and hosting ceramic tasters and drop-in sessions from Wednesday 29 November to Saturday 9 December. The shop is Carousel, 80 Otley Road in Far Headingley. Carousel is a rotating event space. The space is situated in the middle of a busy parade of shops with a variety of independent retailers. Tasters & Drop-in Schedule: Wednesday 29 November...
£185
Devon - Next course on 19th June 2019
A comprehensive two day course with full-time green woodworker Sharif Adams, exploring traditional carving techniques from Scandinavia. Using primarily just two tools; the axe and the knife, tools which humans have used for thousands of years, you will be guided through three projects over the two days. The focus of the course will be on how to use the tools safely and efficiently, providing you with a solid foundation for further practice at home. You...