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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!
Spoon carving for beginners
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Spoon carving for beginners
London - Next course on 10th September 2019
£40
This regular class in spoon carving, introduces the art of carving with an axe, a knife and a crook knife. By carving a spoon, which is by nature a functional object and one we are all familiar with, we are free from the pressure of knowing what to carve and instead we can become familiar with the tools of this craft. As you gain confidence with the tools, you begin to build a relationship with small scale carving and understand the subtle and addictive qualities of this new hobby. We...
Green wood spoon carving day
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(11)
Green wood spoon carving day
Yorkshire - Next course on 8th September 2019
£85
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 with an axe and how to hollow the spoon using a crook or spoon knife. These courses are...
Green woodworking and nature connection in the Malvern Hills
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Green woodworking and nature connection in the Malvern Hills
Worcestershire - Next course on 30th August 2019
£250
Available to book now on my website for 30th August weekend Join me for a peaceful weekend of woodland craft and nature connection in the Malvern Hills. Leave work at lunchtime on Friday and escape to the woods with us for a weekend of making things with simple tools, simple living and feeling how you are connected to the natural world. This course is intended to be relaxing, fun and a chance to learn about green woodworking whilst immersed in nature. There will be opportunities to swing lazily in a...
Beginners spoon carving
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Beginners spoon carving
Norfolk - Next course on 15th September 2019
£60
The day involves: * An introduction to the greenwood [trees and types of wood for carving] * How to use axes and cutting tools safely * Sharpening axes and knives * Axe and knife techniques * Technical overview of the carving process * Carve your own cooking spoon Lunch * Carve your own cooking spoon, continued * Aftercare of your spoon which you take away with you!
Spoon carving course - introduction
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Spoon carving course - introduction
Wiltshire - Next course on 12th October 2019
£75
Beginner’s spoon carving course Come along and spend the day with us in our semi ancient woodland near Warminster and learn how to create a spoon from green wood. During your time spent with us you will learn how to: • Select the wood for your spoon blank • Use safe sawing techniques • Mark out the spoon shape on the blank • Use stop cuts • Axe out a spoon blank • Use safe and efficient knife techniques • Hollow out the bowl • Apply finishes; painting or oiling...
Learn to carve wooden spoons, beginners and improvers
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Learn to carve wooden spoons, beginners and improvers
Gloucestershire - Next course on 21st September 2019
£80
This course is designed for adults only, you must be 18 or older to attend – unless you’ve made a specific arrangement with me. Suitable for beginners or those who’ve carved before and want to improve. We’ll cover safe carving technique with axe and knife and the main thing will be plenty of time to practice your skills. We will make a butter spreader or spatula in the morning and a cooking or serving spoon in the afternoon. In spring and autumn the courses run in a beautiful yurt in...
Spoon carving at Walderchain Wood
Gold AWARD
(22)
Spoon carving at Walderchain Wood
Kent - Next course on 28th September 2019
£80
Your tutors will guide you through the process from selecting a log through to a completed spoon. The session includes: * Tool review - an overview of the various tools available for spoon carving and similar projects * Timber selection - what type of wood and what parts of the log are best and what to avoid * Spoon design - overview of the proportions and features of spoons for different uses * Cleaving/splitting timber - use of axe and froe for reducing thickness of wood * Safe and effective...
Spoon Carving for the novice
Gold AWARD
(15)
Spoon Carving for the novice
Middlesex
£65
Come along to this day long spoon carving workshop at the lovely Horsenden Farm, Perivale and from the traditional woodland workshop learn how to carve your very own spoon to take home and leave with the knowledge to carve many more. Thomas a 35+ year experienced joiner, cabinetmaker and now green woodworker will guide you through all the stages in a calm manner working to your pace so you will leave with the best experience and spoon possible. After the workshop you will be invited and welcomed to attend a...
Alien spoon carving
Gold AWARD
(15)
Alien spoon carving
Edinburgh - Next course on 14th September 2019
£85
Alien spoons? Well, only because it is a memorable name and some of the knife grasps feel a bit alien to start with. You will soon get to grips with them and the focus of this workshop is learning to use safe carving techniques with hand tools - the axe, straight knives and hook knives... maybe also a drawknife on a shave horse if you want to. Following good techniques you will avoid injuries and regular stretching will help you to look after your body. You should leave with the...
Nordic Wood Craft
Gold AWARD
(11)
Nordic Wood Craft
Inverness-Shire
£80
Learn Nordic traditions of woodcarving in the comfort of a wood-fired log cabin in the forest. With expert tuition from Wooden Tom, you will be guided to safely use hand tools such as a knife and axe to create your very own useful item to take home. Choose your course 1. Introduction to Nordic woodcraft If you have no wood carving experience then this is the course for you. In this half day course you will learn all the basics needed so you will be comfortable making making carving basic...

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