Green Woodworking: Outdoor Spoon Carving Workshop – Full Day


This course will introduce you to green wood spoon carving in a relaxed outdoor setting in Norfolk. On the day you will source your timber from the site, learn safe and accurate techniques on splitting your log, shape your green timber into a blank and carve it into a unique spoon

Tuition includes:

Getting to know the tools for carving and how to use them safely and efficiently
Selecting your tree and branch from the site
Learning how to split the log safely and accurately
Creating a spoon ‘blank’ with an axe
Designing your spoon
Carving out a spoon bowl and handle using a selection of hand tools
Tips on finishing the spoon with sandpaper and oils or waxes
Advice on proper tool maintenance

Snacks, teas and coffees will be available on the day.

(Note: Lunch is not provided. Students are responsible for bringing their own packed lunch if desired.)

Please wear sturdy boots and outdoor clothing suitable for weather conditions on the day.

As we are conducting this course through partner organisations, please view available course dates and book directly through one of them here:

Go Moco at Alderfen Marshes NR14 7AW
Sunday 31 March 2019 from 9:30am-4:30pm
Sunday 27 April 2019 from 9:30am-4:30pm

Roots Norfolk at Mousehold Heath NR1 4HW
Saturday 19 May 2019 from 10am-3pm


Additional information


Go Moco at Alderfen Marshes, Roots Norfolk at Mousehold Heath