Spoon Carving Workshops
I'm delighted to be running regular one-day spoon carving workshops this year. I'm currently offering approximately a workshop per month but if you're interested in arranging additional courses, with your local community group, for example, feel free to get in touch. You can buy a place on an upcoming workshop in my online shop or click the buttons below.
Good news for my friends based in the south! I have partnered with Ballymaloe Cookery School to offer spoon carving workshops there. Tickets for these events can only be purchased through their booking system. The dates are listed in the calendar below.
If you have any queries or would like to enquire about my running a workshop with your local community group, don't hesitate to contact me.
A one-day course is 7 hours of tuition, from 10am to 5pm. It is a great introduction to green woodworking, covering fundamental axework and knifework and touching on sharpening techniques too. The aim is to give you the knowledge to be able to go and carve spoons safely at home. All the raw materials and tools are provided. Tea, coffee, biscuits and a big old pot of veg soup is provided for lunch.
The courses cover the following:
- wood selection and preparation
- splitting and roughing out using an axe
- safe carving techniques, using the main knife grips.
- an introduction to knife sharpening
If you know someone who likes to work with their hands or has a passion for wood, a spoon carving voucher could be a great, unique gift. Now, instead of just booking courses online, you can also buy a voucher for the recipient to use whenever they are available. You can choose whether you want me to send the voucher directly to them or to you to give to them yourself. Then, they just have to contact me to book a place on any of the upcoming dates.
All workshop dates are shown below. Do check in as more are added!