A joyful weekend at Drumsyniebeg as Anna Wynne teaches the craft of spoon carving. Working with axes and knives, the weekend will take you through basic to more complex techniques to whittle your own set of beautiful wooden cutlery to take home and use in the kitchen. Spoon carving is a wonderful way to learn the fundamentals of woodwork.
Whittle away a relaxing day, using nothing but your own two hands and a few sharp tools to carve a gorgeous, tactile wooden spoon: Transform green wood from the city into beautiful, functional sculptures fit cook your dinner with!
Begin to understand the subtle messages hidden inside the grain. Practice the essential grips for safe and effective carving with the knife. Hone powerful axe techniques, build your confidence & be inspired to create more! The...
A one day spoon carving course in the beautiful setting of the Blackmore Vale.
Create traditionally hand carved spoons from British hardwood with Paul Brayshaw of the Greenwood Workshop.
This one day course will teach you how to create your own spoon, using simple hand tools. This skill can be practiced anywhere, anytime!
The day will focus on:
- Wood selection, teaching you the different qualities of British Hardwood species
- Axe and knife techniques...
Come along and play with some green wood - this course is aimed at the novice outdoors-man or outdoors-woman, and will cover axe and knife safety, tool selection and instruction in spoon whittling! You will take home a finished spoon. Please indicate at the time of booking whether you are right- or left- handed
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...