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Improving your Spoon Carving- private course

Improve your spoons, learn safe and effective tool techniques and explore the nuances of spoon design.
£275 pp
What happens in this class?

This one-to-one course is for people who've carved spoons from wood before, a few or many. Both student and tutor will bring along spoons for show and tell. Whether you struggle making a crank in your spoons, want to improve your knife finish, practice your axe technique to make better spoon blanks, try making scoops and ladles, or just want to stop making spoons that all look the same, this course will help you get there.

We'll help you to develop your designs and technique. You'll carve an individual projects, tailored to help with your…

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Things to remember

Bring along a spoon you have made before. Tools are provided but you are welcome to bring your own, especially if you'd like to practice sharpening them.

We will be working outside in all weathers (under a tarp if it rains) so please come prepared. No sandals or bare…

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Booking Options
Private BookingMinimum 1 guests to book

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Flexible cancellation policy

Any class can be cancelled and fully refunded within 24 hours of purchase. See cancellation policy.
Your Teacher

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…

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Class Location
Hackney City Farm
1a Goldsmith Row
E2 8QA