A unique opportunity to join us and carve your own knife handle. Martin your tutor will share with you his years of carving experience and knowledge of tools and materials to use. You will learn a range of cutting and carving techniques to safely and efficiently make your handle.
By the end of the day, you will have made a handle for your knife and sleeve from leather of your own and mastered the basic skills sufficiently to be able to practice on your own.
Summary of workshop content: Handle design, carving techniques, surface treatment, and finishing, tool selection and usage, and health and safety of when using craft tools.
This workshop is suitable for both complete novices and people with experience of working with wood.
Outline of the day
10:00 | Welcome with light refreshments
10:15 | Introduction to tools and health and safety; get hands-on with your tools
12:30 | Lunch break – 2 course homemade lunch with a glass of local wine
13.15 | Continue
15:45 | Review of day
16:30 | Finish for the day
Martin Rollin is an expert in teaching bushcraft skills. He was formerly Head of Outdoor Education for Lincolnshire’s Teaching and Learning Centres. He now owns and manages his own outdoor-focused business.
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?
All materials and tools are provided along with refreshments throughout the day and a two-course homemade lunch served with a glass of wine.