Whittling: Knife Skills Class

    Time to make your own cooking utensils! Hone your knife skills to create a spatula and a butter knife to take home with you.


    Woodworking class hosted by London Green Wood

    All levels welcome

    5 hour class

    Abney Park, South Lodge, N16


    What you'll learn

    Time to make your own cooking utensils! Hone your knife skills in this workshop with one of London's best woodworkers and create a spatula and a butter knife to take home with you. Suitable for complete beginners or those who want to hone their knife skills.

    In this class

    Learn to use a shave horse, draw knife and a carving knife to make your own cooking utensils to take home with you. You will finish the day with a spatula and a butter knife to show off at home!

    Now you can

    • Take home your own lovingly made butter knife and spatula
    • Build upon the techniques learn during the class to become a proficient carpenter
    • Try making other objects using these techniques, and pass on your knowledge and newly acquired skill set to friends with a similar interest

    Did you know?

    The terms softwood and hardwood describe the leaves, seeds and structure of the trees rather than the type of wood they produce.


    Class location

    Abney Park, South Lodge, Stoke Newington

    Stoke Newington High St

    N16 0LH

    London


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    Reviews

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    The only downside was the cold, it was 2 degrees and felt a bit too cold to spend that much time outside. But we did have a fire to help.


    About your host, London Green Wood

    London Green Wood is a community of woodworkers practising rural crafts in the city. Based at Abney Park Cemetery, a small woodland in Hackney, they work with green wood straight from the log and hand tools. All the wood they use has been felled locally.

    People of all levels of experience are invited to come and discover the joy of making in wood through their courses.

    London Green Wood have been running events and teaching courses at their workshop since 2011. They promise a beautiful setting, friendly people, the satisfaction of learning new skills and a fire when it gets chilly.

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    Flexible cancellation policy

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