Spoon Carving at Manor Wood



Learn how to use basic wood carving tools to carve a wooden spoon. Over the course of the day participants will learn how to safely use an axe, crook knife and carving knife, how to select green wood suitable for carving and how to design a long lasting spoon. Go home with a unique hand made spoon and the skills needed to continue your green woodworking journey. This course will be held under a large shelter but please come dressed for the weather as we will be outdoors for the whole day. No previous experience required.

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The skills we cover on this course:  Introduction to spoon carving tools and tool safety  Wood selection and sourcing green wood Roughing out blanks for spoon carving with an axe Spoon design and variations Carving knife techniques Finishing green wood carvings and aftercare ​Hot drinks provided, please bring a packed lunch.


6 hours

Cancellation policy

Medium - Cancellation and a full refund can be obtained up to 4 weeks before the course starts



Manor Wood

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Manor Wood is an ancient woodland near Grafham, Cambridgeshire. We offer hands on courses and education sessions. We create a setting for all ages to connect with the natural world while managing the woodland for wildlife. Come and join us for a day playing in the woods.

Suitable for

  • Adults
  • Seniors
  • Teenagers
  • Stag dos
  • UK Holiday
  • Hen dos
  • Christmas
  • Accommodation offered
  • Intermediate level
  • Corporate days out & team building
  • Father's Day
  • Public transport
  • Suitable for beginners
  • Mother's Day
  • Parking provided
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Manor Wood, Grafham Road, Grafham, Huntingdon, Cambridgeshire, PE280BB