In-person course
in Hambledon, Waterlooville Maker & location details

Spoon Carving Workshop in Hampshire



Rushmere Farm’s spoon carving workshop will guide you through the process of turning a log into a unique wooden spoon, using only knives and an axe. We will cover: - Wood selection - Splitting wood into billets - Elements of spoon design, and understanding grain structure - Using an axe to carve the rough shape - Safe and effective knife grips for refining the shape - Using a hook knife to hollow out the ‘bowl’ of the spoon - Finishing and treating the spoon

What's included in the price?

All of this will take place in a peaceful woodland setting, with homemade lunches and snacks provided throughout the day. You’ll go home with your very own spoon, hopefully having caught the spoon carving bug! The course runs from 10am until 4pm, and is suitable for beginners - equally, it can be adapted for those with some spoon carving experience. All tools and materials are provided. Please wear closed-toed, sturdy footwear, and dress for the weather. We recommend staying at least one night, it can be a tiring day, and you will enjoy relaxing into farm/woodland life. This can be booked through our website


1 day

Cancellation policy

Easy - Cancellation and a full refund can be obtained up to 2 weeks before the course starts


Rushmere Farm run these courses as part of a diversification plan that will enable the farm to make the progression towards ecologically sustainable, community focused farming methods. Not only will you be learning skills, enjoying the beautiful Hampshire countryside, and meeting great people, you will also be investing in a food system that has resilience, and an ecosystem of abundance. Furthermore a proportion of our income supports refugees without work.

Suitable for

  • Adults
  • Seniors
  • Teenagers
  • Children
  • Wheelchair users
  • Hearing impaired
  • Vision impaired
  • Limited mobility
  • Learning difficulties (SEN)
  • School holiday workshops & activities
  • Easter
  • Engagement, birthdays & anniversaries
  • Suitable for beginners
  • Father's Day
  • Stag dos
  • Intermediate level
  • Accommodation offered
  • Mother's Day
  • Hen dos
  • Romantic
  • Residential
  • UK Holiday
  • Corporate days out & team building
  • Christmas
  • Parking provided
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Rushmere Farm, Rushmere Lane, Hambledon, Waterlooville, Hampshire, PO7 4SG