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Wood carving weekend workshop with camping


Duration: Two days

Price: £220

Run by: Giles Newman
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Rock & River Outdoor Pursuits, Wood Lane
Mawdesley
Ormskirk
Lancashire
L40 2RL

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About the Course

A fun and relaxing weekend of spoon or pendant carving workshops, camping out in the Lancashire countryside.

With expert guidance and tuition throughout the weekend, the spoon and pendant carving weekends are suitable for all levels of carving experience; whether you’re a newcomer to the world of spoon or pendant carving or just looking to enhance and build upon previous experience. Participants can choose whether they carve a spoon or pendants. Beyond the group workshops, there will be plenty of time for one to one tuition, support and advice to suit your individual needs.

Encompassing the whole process of carving from sustainable wood selection and design principles to tool selection, knife work and finishing you will gain a strong foundation of knowledge and insight into this traditional creative craft. With a strong focus on my principles of working with, and understanding the characteristics of the wood, participants of this two day workshop will design and hand carve their own unique wooden pieces to take away with them.

With the camp fire burning and tools put away, the Saturday evening will be an opportunity to relax, ease aching hands and talk with like-minded people, sharing experiences and knowledge and forging new friendships.

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

What's included in the price?

Overnight camping (please bring your own tent), campfire cooked lunches on both days, all tools, wood for carving and an endless supply of hot drinks. There are camping pods that can be booked for an additional fee if available.



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Course Start Dates

Saturday 27th July 2019
Saturday 24th August 2019
  • Suitable for beginners

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