Introduction to whittling - 2 day course

Whittled spoons


This course will emphasise safe working practices, techniques and grips to work with hand tools.

This is a 2 day course running on 5th & 6th June 2021.

Have a go at making a wooden spoon.

We will cover...

Carving techniques
Stages of making a spoon
We shall be working with knives and axes.

Cancellation and a full refund can be obtained up to 2 weeks before the course starts. Start dates may be amended on request.

What's included in the price?

This 2 day course is £55 per person and will be held on the 5th and 6th June 2021 from 9.30 - 15.00.

We will be working in our large polytunnel on site at Hilton Green so please wrap up warm if you need to and bring a packed lunch. Tea, Coffee and squash will be available for a small donation.

All tools and materials will be provided.

Attendees must be over 18 years old.

Booking is essential for this course, please use the link above!

This course is supported by Community Learning Service, any attendees from Staffordshire will be kindly requested to fill out a form to help us with this funding.

Finding us

Please note that our postcode doesn't agree with all sat navs. The best way to find us is to search for Forest of Mercia CIC or Hilton Green on Google maps.

Look out for the two white tractor tyres on either side of our entrance.


We have a variety of measures in place to ensure the safety of our customers. Class sizes will be smaller than usual. Upon arrival a barcode will be available for you to scan with the track and chase app. Don't worry if your phone isn't compatible as we will also be keeping contact details for the required time. Temperatures will be taken. If your temperature is high you will be asked to go home and will be issued with a refund. Hand sanitiser will be provided and a one way system is in place. We have installed clear screens around our work benches and you will be provided with your own sanitised tool kit to use throughout the course. Please bring a facemask with you, you wont be required to wear it all day.


David Knowles at Forest of Mercia CIC
Hilton Green
Hilton Lane
WV11 2BG

Suitable for

  • Adults
  • Parking provided
  • Suitable for beginners




2 days (9:30am to 3:00pm)

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