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Martin Damen - Maker of Hand-carved Spoons & Bowls

Contact Name: Martin Damen

Telephone: 01295-758519

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Honeysuckle Cottage
The Green
Great Bourton
OX17 1QH

Martin Damen - Maker of Hand-carved Spoons & Bowls
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Martin Damen - Maker of Hand-carved Spoons & Bowls's Courses

Two day spoon carving course near Banbury, Oxfordshire Spoon carving is a traditional craft that most can learn. The tools required are few and affordable and the wood is usually available locally at little or no cost. The two-day spoon carving course I run is aimed at beginners or the self-taught wishing to improve their skills. Consequently, no previous experience is required, just an enthusiasm to learn a traditional craft. Everything else is provided; tools,...
Learn from a professional spoon carver the basic knife skills necessary to safely engage in the traditional leisure activity of whittling. This traditional hobby requires only a single sharp knife and readily available wood. The course is held in Martin’s workshop at Honeysuckle Cottage; a former nail maker’s cottage the oldest part dating back to about 1640. Despite being run in a relaxed manner, the course still emphasizes the teaching of safe and efficient skills....
The aim of the Spoon Decoration course is to introduce students to basic techniques that may be used to apply "engraved" decoration to wooden spoons (and other treen). As with other courses that I run, no previous experience is expected - just an enthusiasm to learn a traditional craft. Everything else is provided; tools, materials and of course lunch to keep you going. The course has a maximum of just four students enabling the tuition...