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Spoon Carving

Learn a traditional rural craft carving your own wooden spoon from locally sourced green wood. 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 Course Itinerary

10.00-16.00

Meet and greet. Kettle on… Tea/Coffee

Safety

Intro to the day

Tools – info/explain tools + safe working

Materials – different woods and properties.

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

Spoons – See blanks and process/stages with examples, method and tools used.

Making - produce your own spoon!

Review of the day. Q&A…

Itinerary 10.00-16.00

Meet and greet. Kettle on… Tea/Coffee

Safety

Intro to the day

Tools – info/explain tools + safe working

Materials – different woods and properties.

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

Spoons – See blanks and process/stages with examples, method and tools used.

Making - produce your own spoon!

Review of the day. Q&A…

Itinerary 10.00-16.00

Meet and greet. Kettle on… Tea/Coffee

Safety

Intro to the day

Tools – info/explain tools + safe working

Materials – different woods and properties.

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

Spoons – See blanks and process/stages with examples, method and tools used.

Making – produce your own spoon!

Review of the day. Q&A…