Stepney City Farm
6 hour workshop
Spend a day taking a stock axe head, carving & fitting a new wooden handle and honing it to a razor sharp edge.
The axe is the quintessential woodworking accessory and one of the oldest tools used by mankind.
In this class you’ll use traditional hand tools such as the draw knife and sloyd knife to carve a handle from sturdy ash wood, before learning how to haft it to your axe head, fitting with a wooden wedge and finishing with Swedish linseed oil.
We’ll then sharpen and polish your axe and finish by carving a tent peg as…
All tools and materials are provided, so there's no need to bring anything!
Tea, coffee and choccy biccies will be available throughout the day. Students should bring a packed lunch, or there is an excellent farmer's market on site as well as cafes we can recommend nearby.
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You will only receive an email from us if new dates are added for this class, you will not receive any marketing emails, and that's a promise!