In this two and a half day spoon carving course you will cover everything necessary to fill your home with beautiful and useful wooden objects. From tree to spoon, JoJo will guide you through safe and efficient use of the three simple tools you need for this craft – an axe, a knife and a spoon knife. You will focus on good technique and efficiency, giving you all the skills to carve great wooden spoons with ease. You will leave with a selection of spoons to use, and the confidence to continue creating more at home.
JoJo is a second generation, world renowned spoon carver. She teaches regularly around the world. Her teaching focusses heavily on technique. She aims to show people that good technique will always win out over strength.
JoJo also likes to focus on personal development. She teaches that we are all at different stages of our journey. Everyone has something different to learn. JoJo helps people through their own personal challenges and take them on to the next stage of their development.
Run in conjunction with Pathcarvers, a Birmingham based project, at their workshop in Stirchley, 2 minutes walk from the nearest train station.
This course will sometimes run in Edale, UK.
16-18 year olds welcome with a responsible adult also booked on the course. Please get in touch regarding younger students.
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?
- Two and a half days tuition
- Lunch on both of the full days (most dietary requirements can be catered for)
- Hot drinks and snacks throughout
- Tools to try out
- Plenty of wood
The reason for attending this course was to improve my safe cutting techniques and learn how to carve efficiently.
Very enjoyable time carving in a relaxed atmosphere with a small group of like minded people.
Great venue and food, I would recommend spoon carving to anyone.