Green Fox Wild Crafts
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About Green Fox Wild Crafts
I am a coppice worker and a green woodworker and specialise in spoon/bowl carving and barkcraft. I am passionate about conservation of our woodlands and our heritage crafts and about passing these skills onto other people. Nadine
Green Fox Wild Crafts's Courses
Decoration on wood:
Fancy learning how to add decoration onto your wooden crafts? We will look at a whole host of different ways to decorate wood including how to chip carve, kolrose and which natural pigments you can use to infill, including birch tar and coffee. We will learn how to apply, mix various paints including milk paint, acrylic and oils paint and I will also show you how to make milk paint and egg...
The eating spoon:
Have you been spoon carving for a little while and although have grasped the basics, still struggle with the form and finishing of your spoons.
This is the course for you!
We will discover where the crank should lie, what shapes work best for various spoons and also some more advanced axing and knife techniques including knife finishing to take you to the next level.
We will look at my spoon collection...
Introduction to spoon carving.
Spoon carving is a fantastic introduction into green woodwork and one that can provide a lifetimes enjoyment. It is a fantastic skill to learn as it can be done anywhere, with few tools and very little space. On this course we will learn to carve a cooking spoon that you can use in your home using three tools; an axe, carving knife and a spoon knife.
As well as carving I...
Woven bark craft.
Weave yourself a beautiful foraging bag, from locally harvested willow bark.
Bark is a fantastic material that is can be harvested from the tree in the spring and summer time and can be processed and made into beautiful, functional objects.
On this course we will look at a selection of different barks from my collection and I will show you items that can be made from them.
We will work from already...