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Live online classWhittling for Families
5(2 reviews)
Play with knives- safely! Mindful whittling for the whole family.

6 Students

£14 pp

45 minute class

Beginner

Next available date:5th June 2020

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London Green Wood

About this class

Because of the coronavirus pandemic we know that lots of people are stuck indoors wanting to start working with wood. Whittling is an excellent theraputic and creative activity and we hope it will bring many benefits to those who take it up.

This workshop is for children aged 7yrs and upwards and their families to gain skills and confidence working with whittling knives.

Each space is for a family of one adult and up to two children/ young people.

We will post you the wood, you will buy your own knives and we will make magic wands together whilst practising…

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What you will learn
  • Safe knife grips for whittling
  • How to keep your children safe using knives
  • How to carve a magic wand
What you will need
  • A knife (see notes below for recommendations)
  • A basic first aid kit
  • A safe place to work
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5(2 reviews)
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Sian - May 16th
Jo's a great teacher, really knows her stuff and gives you the confidence to try lots of different things out. Really pleased with my new skill and will be making lots more
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Isabel - April 18th
I had done a wand making class before at the site but I enjoyed doing it at home. It was really relaxing and the teacher was very helpful. I was proud of my the wand I made and I would love to try and make something else. Ossian, 10.
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London Green Wood is a non-profit community 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 also run a twice weekly 'Wood Club' community
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Fri 5 Jun 2020, 12:15pm - 1:00pm
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Sian - May 16th
Jo's a great teacher, really knows her stuff and gives you the confidence to try lots of different things out. Really pleased with my new skill and will be making lots more
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Isabel - April 18th
I had done a wand making class before at the site but I enjoyed doing it at home. It was really relaxing and the teacher was very helpful. I was proud of my the wand I made and I would love to try and make something else. Ossian, 10.