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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!
Advanced spoon carving techniques
Bronze AWARD
Advanced spoon carving techniques
Norfolk
£20
The workshop involves: * Sharpening axes and knives: techniques & equipment recommendations * Creation & use of the draw horse & safety chopping block * Mark out and carve you own eating spoon with a canted bowl * Aftercare of your spoon which you take away with you!
Spoon carving for beginners
Gold AWARD
(24)
Spoon carving for beginners
London - Next course on 20th 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...
Spoon carving taster session
Bronze AWARD
(3)
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...
Spoon carving taster session in Norfolk
Bronze AWARD
(1)
Spoon carving taster session in Norfolk
Norfolk - Next course on 25th September 2019
£45
This is a 3-hour long beginner's wooden spoon carving course based at either my Norwich workshop or an outdoor venue near Surlingham. You will learn the basic skills required to make your own spoon from reclaimed or green wood. As this is a "taster" course, some processes will be prepped ahead of time and I cannot guarantee you will finish your spoon by the end of the session. You will, however, be able to take home your creation at the end of the course, whatever state it is in! I...
Wood carving and Love Spoons
Gold AWARD
(41)
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.
Beginners spoon carving
Bronze AWARD
(1)
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 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...
Spoon Carving with Paul Brayshaw
Bronze AWARD
Spoon Carving with Paul Brayshaw
Dorset
£65
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 including safe and efficient use of axes, straight and hooked knives. - Various knife grips,...
Spoon carving course (1 day)
Gold AWARD
(11)
Spoon carving course (1 day)
Pembrokeshire
£70
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 uses the wood he cuts to make products ranging from charcoal to spoons for sale...
Spoon Carving 1 day course
Platinum AWARD
(3)
Spoon Carving 1 day course
Northamptonshire - Next course on 2nd November 2019
£70
Wooden spoons have been carved for thousands of years and, for most of the population, continued as an eating utensil until relatively recently. ‘Spoon’ was originally an Anglo-Saxon word that meant ‘a chip of wood’. Spoon carving requires only a few tools and within hours you can create a unique and practical item from a wooden log! On this 1 day introductory course you will begin by learning how to cleave the wood and use an axe to produce your spoon blank. The rest of the day will be spent...

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