Lettercarving in wood

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Description

Learn the lovely art of lettercarving in Wiltshire
Andy the tutor will guide you through the process right from tool selection, sharpening,choosing the font , layout, wood selection, carving the letters and finishing
Because we have more time this course can give us a great grounding in the basics and plenty of time to practice

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 two day course is all inclusive , I supply the wood and you borrow carving tools from my extensive collection ( by all means bring your own if you can )
Tea coffee and a light tasty lunch included
The two days do not have to be consecutive
In fact it’s better in some ways that they are not
Have a week in between to let the information soak in , read some of the books / magazines I will lend you and just have a think about what I have shown you

Maker

Andy Pickard at Andys woodworking

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Venue

Sunnyside Cottage, 37 Staverton
Nr Trowbridge
Wiltshire
BA14 6PB

Suitable for

  • Adults
  • Advanced/pro level
  • Christmas
  • Easter
  • Father's Day
  • Intermediate level
  • Mother's Day
  • Parking provided
  • Romantic
  • Seniors
  • Suitable for beginners
  • Teenagers

Duration

2 days (flexible times to suit)

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Reviews

In-person
Tasha Hallett - - #36581

It was an awesome day! Andy and Mary are such a lovely couple and made me feel very welcome.
The experience just made me smile inside and out all day. I would recommend this to anyone.

In-person
Iain - - #35690

A group of us spent the day letter carving with Andy. The tools used and how to sharpen them were demonstrated whilst we honed our skills. The first task was carving a variety of letters; some more difficult than others, with plenty of support along the way. He has a well equipped workshop nestled in the beautiful county of Wiltshire. Andy has a wealth of knowledge and many useful techniques. Such a welcoming place and genuine people. No shortage of tea and bakes. Thank you again.

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