A full-day spoon carving course followed by one night camping at Alderfen Marshes.
An interactive and enjoyable introduction to spoon carving. Under expert guidance from Monica Cass, let your creative juices flow as you select, cut, split, chop and carve your wood into a unique spoon.
Learn the basic skills required to make your own spoon from freshly cut green woods sourced sustainably on site.
Take home your creation at the end of the course with tips on caring for your item (e.g. applying waxes and finishes for a long-lasting product).
All tools will be provided to use on the day. A selection of axes, carving knives, gouges, rasps and hand saws are provided to trial and advice given on purchasing your own tools after the course.
Coffees, teas and biscuits will be available on the day.
Please note this is an outdoor, all-weather course. Sturdy shoes, weather-appropriate clothing and layers are strongly recommended. A covered outdoor area will be provided in the event of rain and a fire pit will be lit in colder temperatures.
Suitable for beginners or people with previous carving experience
Due to the nature of working with axes, knives and other sharp tools, all students must be 18+ (or 16+ if accompanied by an adult).
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?
- One night wild camping on Alderfen Marshes
- A guided tour of the marshes and the wood that is harvested during conservation work
- One-day green wood carving workshop beginning with a carving a willow spoon
Stephen Ferrey at MoCo Development
Alderfen, Common Road Surlingham Norwich Norfolk NR14 7AW