Using just three green woodworking tools you will carve a spoon from a locally grown tree. This course covers axe skills and safe knife grips. Aimed at both complete beginners and those who’ve made spoons before and would like to hone their skills and designs.
Spoon carving is a meditative search for perfection and this course is taught every Saturday by the artist and spoon carver Samuel Alexander. Our discounted bundle booking options mean you can book to come weekly or monthly, and perfect your carving under Sam's guidance. Or come once, make a lovely spoon and be…
We have no indoor space and will be working outside in all weathers (under a tarp if it rains) so please come prepared.
Warm, outdoor clothes in the winter.
Sunhats in summer.
No sandals or bare feet please.
Walking boots or work boots if you can, a thick…
London Green Wood is cooperative of woodworkers practising rural crafts in the city. Based at Hackney City Farm, we work with green wood straight from the log and hand tools. All the wood we use has been felled locally.
We have been running events and teaching courses since 2011. We promise a beautiful setting, friendly people, the satisfaction of learning new skills and a fire when it gets chilly. We run courses for adults and for families. We offer low income and unwaged concessions on many of our courses.
People who have completed our Induction to the Workshop course can…