Spoon carving essentials. Sunday 12th May 2019

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Spoon carving essentials. Sunday 12th May 2019

150.00

How to select suitable timber. Which carving axe to choose. Carving knives and essential knife grips. Wood finishing and tool sharpening. This course covers all the basics of how to start spoon carving and gives you the chance to use and compare a large range of the best tools available.  All materials provided, and you will leave with your unique hand crafted spoon. This could be a really fun Mothers day gift!

(We will be using very sharp knives, so limited to over 18 year olds)

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Spoon carving is a great way to start green woodworking, using a few simple hand tools. You will be shown how to safely use axes and knives (and how to keep them sharp).

The course is held in our purpose-built outdoor workshop (in good weather - otherwise indoors), in Buninyong (near Ballarat) Victoria.

This is a one day (10.00am to 4.00pm) course.

Please bring a packed lunch (or collect something from the local bakery or cafes).

Refreshments (tea, coffee etc) provided.