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Introduction to Wood Carving for Kids - one day

Duration: One day (10 - 3)

Price: £35

Book with: Fay Kenyon
at Ecclesall Woods Craft Courses

J G Graves Woodland Discovery Centre
Ecclesall Woods
Abbey Lane, Sheffield
S7 2QZ

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About the Course

Introduction to Wood Carving for Kids (The wood carving course is suitable for kids 8yrs+)

Learn to safely use a knife, drawknife and shavehorse to create traditional wooden crafts.

We will create either a bullroarer or spatula with a drawknife on the shavehorse and learn safe knife whittling techniques and make a letter opener or tent peg. We will also create a gypsy rose on the shavehorse, this can also be used as a very effective kindling. Students will learn a wide variety of carving techniques using different tools safely and create wooden crafts and their own handmade mallet to take home with them.

This course is taught in a friendly and relaxed atmosphere by Nadine Grundy who has over 15 years experience teaching art, crafts and woodwork.

All tools and materials will be provided.

Refundable up to two weeks prior to course (minus £10 admin fee) No refunds for cancellations within two weeks of course.

If booking with a CraftCourses voucher for part or all of the course fee, please fill in the contact form above. Your voucher code must be provided at the point of booking.

What's included in the price?

All materials and tools are provided for you on the day. Drinks are provided but bring a packed lunch and suitable clothing for working undercover outside.

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This course was booked for my 13 year old daughter who suffers a bit from lack of confidence and who finds embracing new challenges head on a little intimidating.
She thoroughly enjoyed the course, which gave her new skill opportunities with achivable objectives suitable to her level of understanding and ability.

Courses like this should be compulsory in every school curriculum.

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Course Start Dates

Course dates are flexible; please get in touch for the next available date.

  • Accessible by public transport
  • Child friendly
  • Disabled access
  • Suitable for events & groups
  • Teen friendly

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