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The Course: Are you interested in learning this wonderfully creative craft skill? At the Wooburn Craft School, we offer classes for both the complete novice and the experienced carver. As a beginner, this class will show you all the different tools associated with woodcarving. Of particular interest will be sharpening of chisels. Then students will be taken through two exercises that will teach them control and will make them confident in the usage of the...
Norfolk - Next course on 27th April 2019
This is an excellent start to your woodcarving hobby or career, we will cover basic shaping, Tool selection and sharpening, all you need to get you going. Taught by Gerald a master carver of 30+ years professional experience. The workshop is light, warm and well fitted out. Classes are informal and fun. Photo's are from my weekly courses, most students have started with a beginners course and carried on.
Devon - Next course on 28th March 2019
Learn how to carve and grasp the opportunity to experience the creativity and joy of woodcarving. Whether you are just beginning to discover woodcarving or have some experience, our two day course will introduce and develop key skills and techniques. Be guided by your tutor as you learn the stages and work towards producing your own carving. What you will learn You will learn how to carve using a wide range of traditional and modern...
Greater London - Next course on 5th June 2019
This course will offer students a chance to experiment with different printing textures. The process requires a bit of rugged determination to get those wood-chips flying, but the results will feel be bold and visceral. By the end of the course you will be able to make prints using wood, lino and other relief surfaces transfer the design, cut and print in colour and black and white print large blocks by hand Develop personal projects...
Join block printer Nurdan Saglam for a wooden block printing taster session with Turkish traditional patterns. During the 3 hr session you will be introduced to the process of wooden block printing using Turkish traditional patterns in a relaxed environment. Nurdan will teach you how to print and paint the patterns onto the fabric. Design your own shopping bag to take home with you! Alternatively, please feel free to bring your own items to print...
Your holiday begins with a chance to have a paddle in a similar canoe to the one you will build. You will stay in one of our wooden cabins by the river Wreake, and will be given as much ( or as little ) assistance in building your canoe as you feel you require. After you complete your canoe, we will launch it here and you will have time to enjoy it on the river...
Come and spend some time in my professional workshop in London this December and make some quality Christmas gifts. Over the years I've saturated my family with wooden presents to the point where its become a running joke-but if you aren't there yet then now is your chance to start down that road! Youll get to make: A swing lid box using my hollow chisel morticer just like the one pictured above which is made...
Nottinghamshire - Next course on 27th April 2019
Enjoy a unique and satisfying experience learning to craft your own wooden spoon in the beautiful surroundings of Hanwell Wine Estate. Martin your tutor will take you through a 1 day journey teaching you the basics of the ‘age old’ craft of spoon carving, learn carving techniques and transform your piece of wood into an everyday item. Martin will share with you his years of carving experience and knowledge of tools and materials to use....
Yorkshire - Next course on 16th March 2019
Intro to woodland hand felling Learn how to fell small trees by hand and how to process them ready for use as firewood, craft material and brash. We will use traditional woodland tools such as a bowsaw, axe, felling lever and rope to fell the trees and a billhook, pruning saw and loppers to process the wood. Trees need to be felled to keep the woodland in a healthy state and to allow other trees...
Kids pyrography course in Ecclesall Woods. Would you like to have a go at a traditional folk art? Have you ever fancied burning designs into a natural surface such as wood or leather? This course is an introduction to anyone who is interested in the art of woodburning or pyrography. The course will start with the basic techniques of pyrography focusing on wood, experimenting with different lines, textures and shading. Once you’ve grasped the basics...