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Wood Carving for Beginners and Improvers at Ness Botanic Gardens Cheshire

Wood Carving for Beginners and Improvers at Ness Botanic Gardens Cheshire

Course Provider: John White Woodcarving

Contact Name: John White

Telephone: 07930332227

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Ness Botanic Gardens
South Wirral
CH64 4AY

Course Length: 2 days

Price: £150

5 star rating, 1 reviewers.

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Course Start Dates
Saturday 27th January 2018


• Location: Ness Botanic Gardens, South Wirral, Cheshire
• Tutor: John White
• Dates : Sat 27th and Sunday 28th January 2018 (2 day course)
• Times: 10 - 16:30 Saturday and Sunday
• Level: Beginners and Improvers

This practical 2 day course is designed for complete beginners with no previous experience, and those with a small amount of experience who wish to improve their wood carving skills. Students will learn the basic skills necessary to creatively carve wood with hand tools.
The venue, Ness Botanic Gardens on the banks of the River Dee, is widely known for its plant collections and beauty, plus there is a great café on site.

What's included in the price?

All materials, use of tools, course notes, light refreshments.

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For anyone who is thinking of taking up woodcarving, or has started and wants to get some coaching then this is one of the best ways to do it

John is an excellent teacher. He has great patience and unfailing good humour

His explanations are clear and easy to follow and he always seems to be on hand to assist anyone who is finding anything a little difficult to do.

Everything is provided - including tools if you don't have any of your own.

You start by practicing the ‘basic’ cuts but soon move on to making recognisable shapes

On the second day you move on to carving an owl starting with the explanation of how to mark out the piece of wood ready to carve. Getting the carving fully finished does require concentrated effort but it is well worth it to take home a completed piece and leaves the beginner with a great sense of achievement.


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