Introduction to Green Woodcarving:
Spoon Carving Workshop
10th August, 14th September
9.30am to 4.30pm
£75.00 per person
- Selecting your tree and branch
- Designing your spoon
- Creating a spoon ‘blank’ with an axe
- Carving the detail using a selection of knives
- Tool maintenance
- Finishing and maintaining the spoon
- Suitable for beginners or people with previous carving experience
This course is an interactive and enjoyable introduction to green wood carving. Under expert guidance from Monica Cass, let your creative juices flow as you select, cut, split, chop and carve your log into a unique spoon.
Take your new skills (and your spoon) home with you, ready to tackle your next green woodcarving project.
Included in the price:
Wood, carving tools and gloves
Tea, coffee and light snacks
You will need to bring:
A packed lunch. Sturdy boots and outdoor clothing suitable for weather conditions on the day.
The Green Room
The Green Room provides the ideal off-grid location for learning new skills and meeting like-minded people. Leading out onto Alderfen Marshes conservation area, the Green Room offers a comfortable base with access to wide-open space, aiding creativity and experiential learning.
With solar powered lighting and heat from a wood burning stove, fuelled by wood grown and harvested on Alderfen Marshes, the Green Room is green by name and green by nature.
Courses and workshops are limited to a maximum of six people; this ensures plenty of opportunity for one-to-one focus from your tutor. Sessions are informal and interactive providing an opportunity to meet, mingle and learn alongside like-minded people.