Woodwyrm reviews

13 Feb 22'

Rena reviewed: Spoon carving taster session

"I really enjoyed this course- Dave explained the techniques really well and it was very helpful to have his feedback when I was using the tools. Very relaxed atmosphere and lovely little workshop."

27 Jan 22'

Andrew Musgrave reviewed: Spoon carving taster session

"Experienced woodworker and teacher. Friendly, individually tailored approach and plenty of tea! Really enjoyed my afternoon. Would definitely recommend this to anyone who wants to get started."

8 Nov 21'

Katherine reviewed: Spoon carving taster session

"A lovely afternoon spent with woodwyrm Dave learning spoon carving basics. Dave is knowledgeable and insightful giving quiet, engaging guidance. The duration was spot on as I had time to make a spoon but if whizzed by enough to take me by surprise that the session was over! I'll be booking in for another session soon. Can't wait"

28 Oct 21'

Paula reviewed: Spoon carving taster session

"Excellent afternoon course where we got to carve our own spoons. Dave was a fantastic teacher, patient and supportive, and clearly passionate about the craft. It was a fantastic way to spend an afternoon. I would thoroughly recommend."

7 Oct 21'

Marie and Tom reviewed: Spoon carving taster session

"We had such a fun time! Dave is very passionate and such a good teacher. We need more people like Dace in this world. Thanks for everything. :)"

Woodwyrm responded:

"Hi Marie, Many thanks for your review. It was great to meet you both and a pleasure to teach you. Happy carving!"

19 Aug 21'

Peter Rafton reviewed: Spoon carving taster session

"I attended the "Spoon Carving" course run by Dave Atkin at his home address. I had never tried to carve a spoon before and Dave lead me through what I need to know and what I needed to do as it can be complicated but he made it easy to follow and do. I had an excellent afternoon and would recommend it to anyone to have a go it was very enjoyable."

2 Aug 21'

Weronika reviewed: Spoon carving taster session

"This was such an amazing experience, Mike was incredibly patient and helpful, and Jack was just adorable."

19 Apr 21'

Ruth reviewed: Spoon carving taster session

"My son and I loved the workshop. In three hours, we were each able to produce a spoon using first an axe and then whittling knives, which was an incredibly satisfying experience! Dave was lovely, explaining everything really clearly so the whole experience felt really safe and fun. Everything was also really well organised. All of the equipment was laid out and ready to go. We will definitely be back!"

10 Feb 20'

Liz Charlton reviewed: Spoon carving taster session

"We spent a great afternoon spoon carving with Dave. He is a patient and knowledgeable tutor. Our session was great fun and we were both amazed that, with his guidance, we managed to carve a spoon from a rough piece of wood. Dave is friendly and the whole experience left us wanting to carve more spoons. We wholeheartedly recommend this experience. Thank you Dave"

26 Jan 20'

Hanna reviewed: Spoon carving taster session

"Me and my partner had a wonderful afternoon with Dave in his workshop. Dave is super approachable, down to earth and keeps the perfect balance between guidance and leaving you to explore the new craft yourself. We definitely caught the carving bug from a very good tutor! Thanks Dave and hope to see you again. Hanna and Paul."

21 Oct 19'

Tristan reviewed: Spoon carving taster session

"A really enjoyable afternoon! Dave was an excellent and intuitive teacher and took time to walk us through each step of the spoon making process whilst still being hands off, so it was nice to come away with a spoon I felt was really mine. All in all a very well thought out course that would be thoroughly enjoyed by anyone with an interest in learning a new skill."

30 Aug 19'

D.J. Salmon reviewed: Spoon carving taster session

"An instructive and interesting course. Dave was a patient teacher, and I ended up with something recognisable as a spoon."

17 Aug 19'

Anne reviewed: Spoon carving taster session

"An interesting afternoon, totally absorbing. Dave was a good and patient teacher and we all had a spoon to take home!"

17 Jul 19'

Victoria Dias reviewed: Spoon carving taster session

"Interesting & enjoyable afternoon learning new skills. Well worth doing, fully recommended."

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