About the Course
This course is an interactive and enjoyable introduction to green wood carving in the beautiful rural setting of the Alderfen Marshes.
Let your creative juices flow as you source your green timber from the 9 acre site and then learn to split, chop and carve your log into a unique spoon. Take your new skills (and your spoon) home with you, ready to tackle your next green wood carving project.
On the day you will:
-Select your tree and branch
-Get to know the tools for carving
-Design your spoon
-Create a spoon ‘blank’ with an axe
-Shape the spoon using a selection of tools
-Get tips on finishing the spoon
-Learn proper tool maintenance
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What's included in the price?
A selection of green woods from the 9 acre site.
Axes, rasps and a selection of carving tools.
Goggles, cut proof gloves and other health and safety equipment.
Tea, coffee and light snacks.
(Note: lunch is not provided. Students are responsible for bringing their own packed lunch.)
Please wear sturdy boots and outdoor clothing suitable for weather conditions on the day.
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