Carve a Rocking Horse Head Course – October

£425.00

These courses are aimed at those wishing to make a traditional wooden carved rocking horse. We will show you the traditional approach to rocking horse carving using hand tools. Previous carving experience is not necessary – all skill levels are accommodated, and each student will successfully complete the carving of a rocking horse’s head during the course.

£425.00 Location : East Riding of Yorkshire

These courses are aimed at those wishing to make a traditional wooden carved rocking horse. We will show you the traditional approach to rocking horse carving using hand tools. Previous carving experience is not necessary - all skill levels are accommodated, and each student will successfully complete the carving of a rocking horse's head during the course.

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Course Details :-
  • In-Person Course
  • October 16, 2024 - October 18, 2024
  • 3 Days

These courses are aimed at those wishing to make a traditional wooden carved rocking horse. We will show you the traditional approach to rocking horse carving using hand tools. Previous carving experience is not necessary - all skill levels are accommodated, and each student will successfully complete the carving of a rocking horse's head during the course! Three days tuition. Carve-a-Head courses run 10am till 4pm on the first two days, 10am to 3pm on the final day (but we will start earlier and run later if need be!), with a maximum of 4 students on each course. This carve-a-head course take place in our purpose built carving studio. We shall look at many aspects of traditional rocking horse making including carving techniques, gouge grinding/sharpening, the use of hand carving tools (incl. power carvers) and different makers approaches etc. Accommodation is not included, but we can recommend several local B & Bs, pubs or hotels, and will send you a list on request. (Please note: The course does not cover the laminated designs.)

What's included in the price

Use of workshop equipment and all carving tools (but you are very welcome to bring your own); a hearty lunch, usually cold meats and salads, as well as refreshments. Head & beck timber for medium size horse, prepared ready for you to commence carving. You may upgrade to large at an additional charge); price includes VAT.

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