Learn Scottish woodcarving traditions in the forest at Inshriach, close to Aviemore. Follow in the footsteps of the ancient Highlanders by replicating a 2000 year old Highlands cup of your own. With expert tuition from Wooden Tom, you will be guided to safely use hand tools such as a knife and axe to create your own Highlands kuksa cup or whisky quaich to take home. This is one of the more technical and physical courses so to get the most out of it, it is recommended you have done some woodwork before or at least used to working with your hands in other activities. Either that or you just have bags of enthusiasm! This is a great course to learn many of the grounding skills in one day which are transferable on to other carving projects. Skills learned Using an axe to accurately cleave wood Correct use of the carving axe to rough out the shape of your item Safe use and cutting techniques with the carving knife and gouge Tools used Carving axe Saw Carving knife Gouge Mallet All materials and tools are supplied. Though we never expect mishaps, Wooden Tom is First Aid trained and holds full Public Liability Insurance. All courses are held in beautiful oak woodlands on the Inshriach estate, just outside of Aviemore. For more information on location and surroundings, click here. For cancellations you need to give one months notice or no refund will be given.
What's included in the price?
All materials and tools are supplied. Though we never expect mishaps, Wooden Tom is First Aid trained and holds full Public Liability Insurance.
Easy - Cancellation and a full refund can be obtained up to 2 weeks before the course starts
- Corporate days out & team building
- Engagement, birthdays & anniversaries
- Parking provided
- Suitable for beginners
- Intermediate level
- Daytime (weekdays)