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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!
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 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 at Walderchain Wood
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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
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(15)
Alien spoon carving
Edinburgh - Next course on 5th October 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
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(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...
Spoon carving for beginners with Green Fox Wild Crafts
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Spoon carving for beginners with Green Fox Wild Crafts
South Yorkshire - Next course on 19th October 2019
£85
Introduction to spoon carving. Spoon carving is a fantastic introduction into green woodwork and one that can provide a lifetime's enjoyment. It is a fantastic skill to learn as it can be done anywhere, with few tools and very little space. On this course we will learn to carve a cooking spoon that you can use in your home using three tools; an axe, carving knife and a spoon knife. As well as carving I will show you how to sharpen and look after your tools and also how I...
Spoon carving course (1 day)
Gold AWARD
(13)
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...
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...

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