Spoon Carving Day

£99 per person

10th September 2022

Learn a traditional rural craft carving your own wooden spoon from locally sourced green wood. No experience is necessary as you will be taught how to safely use a variety of hand tools before learning to split wood and develop knife and whittling skills. You will then create your own wooden spoon… the finished article can be used in your home, just admired, or even passed down as a family heirloom…! 

A perfect way to relax and pass the day. Join us in the woods, round a fire, with the kettle on… You will benefit from the expertise of trained and very experienced woodland tutors. All materials and tools will be provided.

Spoon Carving Day Itinerary


Meet and greet. Kettle on… Tea/Coffee


Intro to the day

Tools – info/ understand tools + safe working

Materials – different woods and properties.

What to make..?  – Spoon design: Shaping the handle, Carving the bowl.

Technique – See blanks and understand the process and stages with examples, method and tools used.

Making – produce your own spoon!

Review of the day. Q&A…

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Minimum age 16. Please read information to help you plan your visit including the kit list for the day, medical issues and preparing packed lunches, in our FAQs. The address for Buckland is Viking Camp, Buckland Park Estate, Reigate Road, nr Reigate, RH3 7BG.