Woodcarving Beginners one day

Student project


This is an excellent start to your woodcarving hobby or career, we will cover basic shaping, Tool selection and sharpening, all you need to get you going.
This is basically the same as the first day of the two day course.
Taught by Gerald a master carver of 30+ years professional experience. The workshop is light, warm and well fitted out. Classes are informal and fun.

Photos are from my weekly courses, most students have started with a beginners course and carried on.

Until the Covid situation becomes resolved, I have reduced the numbers on the course to 4 and implemented appropriate safety procedures.

Cancellation and a full refund can be obtained up to 4 weeks before the course starts. Start dates may be amended on request.

What's included in the price?

All tools and materials are supplied as well as a light buffet lunch, tea / coffee and biscuits!


Gerald at Gerald Adams Woodcarvers Ltd


28 Colneis Road
IP11 9HF

Suitable for

  • Adults
  • Christmas
  • Fathers Day
  • Intermediate level
  • Mothers Day
  • Parking provided
  • Public transport
  • Seniors
  • Suitable for beginners
  • Teenagers


1 day (10:00am to 4:30pm)

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In-person course
Dilys Lloyd - - #32992

I thoroughly enjoyed my day on Gerry's course. The set up of the workshop is excellent and it is great to be introduced to and then be able to use good quality tools under the watchful eye of an great craftsman. Gerry is supportive and cheerful - as well as having obvious expertise. It is very encouraging to leave at the end of the day with a piece you have made yourself. I will be going back for more !

In-person course
Woodcarving Course - - #28924

This was a one day introductory course. The day was superb in every respect. The quality of instruction, the opportunities to try the techniques and the fact that an artefact (a carved shell) was the outcome of the day made for an excellent introduction. I can recommend such a course and the quality of Gerald Adams' coaching without a single reservation. In addition, the refreshments and lunch made for a great atmosphere.

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