Please note that this event has been cancelled.
Spoon Carving Workshop In this workshop you will learn all the skills and techniques needed to craft your own wooden spoons by hand, using just an axe and knife. Jack Fazey has been working with wood for over ten years, carving spoons for about eight years and teaching for even longer.
In his safe, competent hands you will be guided through the safe use of the axe, sloyd knife and crook knife, as well as shown how to select wood for carving, keep your tools sharp and ultimately how to make some wonderful wooden spoons! These fun, relaxed, highly regarded workshops run in various beautiful venues in and around Wimborne, Dorset. Suitable for absolute beginners as well as those who may already have some experience, rest assured you will be guided through each step slowly, thoroughly & enjoyably!
Participants can expect to finish the day with a brand new hobby to continue at home as well as a lovely wooden spoon or two. All tools & wood provided. Please bring a packed lunch.
Help us celebrate Men's Health Week! As part of this week we are help you join in the CAN DO challenge. This workshop ticks all the ways to wellbeing:
Connect - connect with other people
(Be) Active - move your body, by going for a walk
Notice - take notice of the environment around you
Discover - learn something new
Offer (or give) - do something for someone else. You can give to us to help us continue to improves people's wellbeing with art. You can add a donation at the checkout.
Session: Friday 17 June, 10am - 4pm
Tutor: Jack Fazey
Jack Fazey is a green-woodworker and ancient technology enthusiast based in Dorset. A lifelong passion for, and study of ethnobiology drives his work and teachings. Having taught in various guises over the years, Jack setup Fazey Woodcraft as a way to share his passion and fascination with simple, everyday objects made from the natural environment with others. He runs regular workshops in and around Dorset. When not teaching or making Jack can be found out in the woods gathering materials, hunting fungi, and sleeping out under the trees with his wife and two daughters.
Book your space on Spoon Carving Workshop at Hampshire Cultural Trust's Forest Arts Centre, New Milton now!