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Spoon Carving

Make a beautiful wooden spoon from local wood
£115 pp
What happens in this class?

Rushmere Farm’s spoon carving workshop will guide you through the process of turning a log into a unique wooden spoon, using only knives and an axe. We will cover:

  • Wood selection
  • Splitting wood into billets
  • Elements of spoon design, and understanding grain structure
  • Using an axe to carve the rough shape
  • Safe and effective knife grips for refining the shape
  • Using a hook knife to hollow out the ‘bowl’ of the spoon
  • Finishing and treating the spoon

All of this will take place in a peaceful woodland setting, with homemade lunches and snacks provided throughout the day. You’ll…

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Things to remember

Please wear closed-toed, sturdy footwear, and dress for the weather.

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Age Requirement

All students under the age of 16 must be accompanied by a parent/guardian.

Flexible cancellation policy

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

Rushmere Farm Workshops hosts courses on in the beautiful South Downs. Woodworking and art are taught by enthusiastic and knowledgeable friends, who follow the ethos of the farm. The workshops form part of a diversification plan that will enable the farm to make the progression towards ecologically sustainable, community focused farming methods. By taking a relaxing rural break in the beautiful Hampshire countryside you are investing in a food system that has resilience, and an ecosystem of abundance. Furthermore a proportion of our income supports refugees without work. We share our skills because we want others to enjoy what we…

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Class Location
Rushmere Farm (Cattle yard)
Rushmere Farm
Pithill Lane