Based at our ancient woodland camp in Kent, our 1 Day Spoon Carving course has been put together for anyone who would like to understand how to use simple tools to create beautiful items from greenwood.
Whilst we are certain that you will leave us with a great hand carved spoon, you will also leave us with new found confidence and ability having mastered the use of the knife and axe.
We'll start the day by looking at a variety of carving techniques using an axe and knife. Safety and being able to work with minimum of effort will be the main focus of the session.
You will also learn to identify which strokes are best suited for different kinds of cuts. After this session you will be ready for a days carving.
You will also learn about:
•Properties of different woods,
•Selecting your wood and splitting techniques,
•Swedish spoon design,
•How to sharpen your carving tools.
A really great chance to begin a lifetime of carving beautiful things!
About us and the venue
Jack Raven Bushcraft was founded in 2011 and we've been delivering bushcraft, craft and foraging courses since then from our 30 acre private ancient woodland on the Kent Downs in an area of outstanding natural beauty.
Courses in the summer are held outdoors in our woodland camp complete with covered work areas, an outdoor kitchen and a composting loo. Courses in the winter are held in our workshop in a converted barn.
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If you will be redeeming a CraftCourses gift voucher on this course, the voucher code must be provided at the point of booking.
What's included in the price?
We'll supply all toolds and materials for the course, so carving knives, draw knives, axes and crook knives will be provided.
Lunch is included in the cost of the course, just let us know if you have any dietary requirements.
We'll make sure the kettle is on the go and supply tea, coffee and biscuits.
Gary Johnston at Jack Raven Bushcraft
Dunn Street Farm Dunn Street Westwell, Ashford Kent TN25 4NJ