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An introduction to spoon carving, working with greenwood, a knife and an axe.

Woolwich

£50 pp

2.5 hour workshop

Beginner

Next available date:10th July 2020
What happens in this class?

This regular class in spoon carving, introduces the art of carving with an axe, a knife and a crook knife. By carving a spoon, which is by nature a functional object and one we are all familiar with, we are free from the pressure of knowing what to carve and instead we can become familiar with the tools of this craft. As you gain confidence with the tools, you begin to build a relationship with small scale carving and understand the subtle and addictive qualities of this new hobby. We will use green wood, freshly cut with a high moisture…

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Things to remember

All the tools and materials you need are included in the price. There is plenty of free parking on site. Tea and biscuits are a big part of the slow crafting movement and here the kettle is always on and the biscuit box is full.

Latest Reviews
5(12 reviews)
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Claer - June 10th
Really enjoyed the class - clear and helpful instructions in a very calm environment. The carving itself was very therapeutic.
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Jenny - June 2nd
An amazing experience in a wonderful workshop with expert tuition. A really fun and informative class resulting in a wooden spoon- what more could you ask!?!
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Lottie - April 15th
Great workshop and even better teacher!
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16

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Creative nature HQ is a collective of artists, makers and designers who believe that we are all inherently creative. It is their job as teachers to nurture and reveal these qualities in every one we teach. Creative nature HQ have defined five disciplines that encompass all the skills of our group: to draw, carve, build, weave and cast. You can access these workshops in different studios around south London. Their main location is Creative Nature HQ , East Greenwich, that specialises in wood carving, weaving and construction on a monumental scale. We love to teach, to give people the confidence to
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Creative Nature HQ
Woolwich
Thames- Side Studios, Unit TW-008, Harrington Way
SE18 5NR
London
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Fri 10 Jul 2020, 6:00pm - 8:30pm
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Sat 11 Jul 2020, 9:00am - 11:30am
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Claer - June 10th
Really enjoyed the class - clear and helpful instructions in a very calm environment. The carving itself was very therapeutic.
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Jenny - June 2nd
An amazing experience in a wonderful workshop with expert tuition. A really fun and informative class resulting in a wooden spoon- what more could you ask!?!
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Lottie - April 15th
Great workshop and even better teacher!
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Elaine - April 4th
Had a great time. Steve is an amazing teacher. All I’ve done is tell everyone I know about the course and making them sign up for it I learnt new skills and over came a fear of certain tools! Will be going back to do more!
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Steven - March 31st
Great introductory course to spoon carving. Fantastic workshop with free flowing tea. Stephen was an excellent instructor and very knowledgeable.
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Ryan - February 6th
Stephen was a really nice guy and is very knowledgable. The class had quite a meditative spin and made for a pleasant morning! My spoon didn't end up being anything special, I didn't even get to hollowing out the bowl, but I really enjoyed myself and it was great to learn some new skills. The work does get quite tiring, but if you aren't very strong Stephen had other strategies for carving that were a little easier on the arms. Can't recommend this enough if you're looking to try something a little bit different.
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Tracey - January 15th
Fantastic afternoon spent making a wooden spoon. Stephen was very friendly, welcoming and knowledgeable about the craft. He encourages your own artistic style to develop and guides without imposing his view. His anything and everything is possible attitude is refreshing. Using your hands deepens your appreciation of what’s actually involved in the process and at the end of the session, you have a spoon that you have bonded with and that will last forever! The venue is clean warm and is well equipped with everything you need to carve and make a spoon. I can’t recommend this course highly enough and I’d love to go back!!
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Lisa Mills - January 8th
What a delightful afternoon! Learning to use an axe as well as knife exceeded any expectation I may have had about the class. Stephen was knowledgeable, enthusiastic and as helpful as we wanted him to be. I would certainly recommend the class to anyone - I did it with my daughter and her beau and we all three enjoyed it.
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Bernard - January 8th
Really enjoyed the spoon carving course. A relaxed and informative afternoon. Stephen is a great teacher: knowledgeable and enthusiastic. Look forward to the next one!
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Anonymous - December 21st
Amazing class and teacher, strongly recommended to all age groups
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Duygu - December 21st
Amazing day, learnt all the basics and laughed a lot with a lovely bunch of people, the time flew by without realising!
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Roger Fenn - December 1st
We learnt to fashion a spoon with an axe and carve it with straight and curved knives. A very enjoyable afternoon with a helpful and friendly teacher.