3 hour workshop
Time to make your own cooking utensils! Learn the basics of green woodworking and make a locally grown spatula to take home with you. Suitable for complete beginners.
This is a great introduction to working with wood and can be followed by with our Spoon Carving and Bowl Carving courses.
In this class
Learn about working with the grain, the basis for all woodworking. Learn about choosing suitable wood and splitting a log to create blanks for working with. Learn to use a shave horse, draw knife and a sloyd knife to make your own cooking utensils to take home…
We have no indoor space and will be working outside in all weathers (under a tarp if it rains) so please come prepared. No sandals or bare feet please. Walking boots or work boots if you can, a thick sole will help to keep your feet warm in cold weather…
London Green Wood is a non-profit cooperative of woodworkers practising rural crafts in the city. Based at Abney Park Cemetery, a small woodland in Hackney, 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 at our woodland workshop 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, for groups and for families. We run workshop sessions for members of our cooperative…
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