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Spoon carving with green wood


Duration: Two days

Price: £180

Run by: Jo Alexander
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Ty'n y Caeau
Caim
Penmon, Nr Beaumaris
Anglesey
LL58 8SP

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About the Course

Learn to carve a medieval eating spoon from cleft green branch wood using an axe, knife and crook knife.
Information on wood, tools and sharpening will also be provided.

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Course times: 10am - 4pm Camping area or on-site yurt is sometimes available.
Tutor: Mark Warwick / Jo Alexander

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What's included in the price?

All tools and materials are included in the course price. Tea, coffee and biscuits are also provided.


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I've always wanted to build a chair. Jo's teaching style and creativity helped me realize the chair i wanted to build, leading to me winning first prize at the Bodgers Ball, put on by the pole-lathe turners and green woodworkers association, in the first chair category. The setting and atmosphere of Jo's school makes for a great holiday experience.

- - #1633

I never thought I would be able to make a chair that I would be proud of.... but Jo's laid back teaching style and excellent tools and materials enabled me to do just that. I would highly recommend this course to anyone who wants a week away from it all with a great teacher and good companions, all working away using traditional green woodworking methods and locally grown timber. Thanks Jo!

- - #598

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Course Start Dates

Course dates are flexible; please get in touch for the next available date.


  • Suitable for beginners
  • Suitable for events & groups

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