Spoon Carving – From Log to Spoon

£100.00

Come and spend a day with me learning how to turn a green wood log into a beautiful and functional spoon.

Using simple hand tools – a Saw, Axe and Knives – I will guide you through the steps to safely use these tools to create your spoon.

£100.00 Location : Somerset

Come and spend a day with me learning how to turn a green wood log into a beautiful and functional spoon. Using simple hand tools - a Saw, Axe and Knives - I will guide you through the steps to safely use these tools to create your spoon.

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Course Details :-
  • In-Person Course
  • May 18, 2024 - May 18, 2024
  • 7 hours

Unlock your inner artisan and connect with nature in our Green Woodworking Spoon Carving 1-Day Workshop! Join us for an immersive hands-on experience where you'll learn the ancient art of crafting beautiful and functional wooden spoons from freshly harvested green wood. This workshop is designed for beginners and woodworking enthusiasts alike, offering a unique opportunity to explore the art of traditional woodcraft. Course Highlights: 1. Introduction to Green Woodworking: Discover the history and significance of green woodworking. Learn about the selection and preparation of green wood, including types of wood suitable for carving. 2. Tools and Materials: Familiarize yourself with the essential tools and materials used in spoon carving. Safety guidelines for using carving knives, saws and carving axes. 3. Carving Techniques: Hands-on instruction in carving techniques, including safe and efficient knife skills. Learn to use hook tools for shaping and hollowing the spoon bowl. Tips and tricks for achieving smooth, flowing lines and graceful curves. 4. Finishing Touches: Explore various finishing options, such as oiling, waxing, or burning. Discuss the importance of proper spoon care and maintenance. 5. Sustainability and Environmental Consciousness: Learn about the ecological benefits of green woodworking and sustainable wood sourcing. Embrace the ethos of using natural, renewable materials in your craft. 6. Take-Home Treasures: Leave the workshop with a beautifully crafted wooden spoon you can proudly use. Gain the knowledge and confidence to continue your green woodworking journey at home. 7. Community and Future Learning: - Connect with like-minded individuals who share your passion for traditional craftsmanship. - Discover resources for further learning and join our woodworking community. Whether you're a complete novice or have some woodworking experience, our Green Woodworking Spoon Carving 1-Day Workshop is the perfect opportunity to immerse yourself in the world of sustainable, handcrafted artistry. Join us and create not just a functional kitchen tool, but a lasting connection to the natural world and centuries-old traditions. Note: All tools and materials will be provided, and no previous woodworking experience is necessary. Just bring your enthusiasm, creativity, and a love for working with your hands! Book now to reserve your spot in this one-of-a-kind workshop, and let the art of green woodworking transform your perspective on craft and sustainability.

What's included in the price

All tools and materials, Tea and coffee, a simple hot vegetarian lunch.

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