Spoon Carving at Bull Mill Arts, Wiltshire

Duration: one day 9.30am-5.30pm

Price: £75

Run by: Olivia Clifton-Bligh
at Olivia Clifton-Bligh at Bull Mill Arts

01985 212 716

Studio 2, Bull Mill Arts
BA12 8AY

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About the Course

Learn how to select wood, cleave, use an axe and hook knife, safe knife grips and cuts, tool selection, design and finishing. Go home with a spoon of your very own making!

Weather permitting, we will be working outside for much of the day - but we can retreat to my studio with wood stove and kettle if necessary. Bull Mill Arts is an artists' community established by Lord Bath on the Longleat Estate on the banks of the beautiful Wylye Valley surrounded by water meadows and woodland.

Our visiting tutor is Jill Swan, a trained sculptor of immense talent, inventiveness and good humour. She usually works in her forest in Kent, 27 acres of deciduous woodland predominantly oak, with beech, chestnut, hornbeam, birch, holly, rowan, alder, whitebeam and hazel, managed for amenity, wildlife and sustainability.

Wear old clothes, dress weather appropriate with sturdy footwear to walk in the forest.

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

What's included in the price?

Tools and materials are provided for the workshop, including froe, axe, knives, crook knife and wood.

Wear old clothes, dress weather appropriate with sturdy footwear to walk in the forest.
Bring a notebook and pen.

A delicious homemade lunch and tea and biscuits are provided.
If you have specific dietary requirements, please let me know at the time of booking.

Places are limited to 6 people. Book early to secure your space.
Due to sharp tools, this workshop is not child friendly, participants must be aged 16 or over.

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Course Start Dates

Saturday 28th April 2018

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