One day spoon carving course for beginners and improvers, for those with no carving experience or if you’ve carved a little and what to improve.

We’ll cover safe use of knife and axe for carving and you’ll have plenty of time to work on a cooking spoon or serving spoon to take home with you.

Next course dates

Next available dates are Friday June 9th and Sunday 11th at Days Cottage, Brookthorpe.
And then Friday June 30th and Sunday July 2nd at The Woodyard, Duchy Home Farm, Nr Tetbury.

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If you’d like to buy a course voucher as a present for a friend or family member please contact me and I can arrange that for you. You’ll recieve a voucher code they can use to book a course at a date that suits.

Book on to a course

Learn to carve with axe and knife
Fri 9th June – Spoon carving beginners and improvers – Days Cottage, Brookthorpe
This course is designed for adults only, you must be 18 or older to attend. To be held in the yurt at Days Cottage, Brookthorpe (just off A4173 between Stroud and Gloucester - postcode GL4 0UT). Suitable for beginners or those who've carved before and want to improve. We'll cover safe carving technique with axes and knives and the main thing will be plenty of time to practice your skills and make a cooking or serving spoon to take home. All tools and wood is provided but you're weclome to being your own tools if you have them. From: 9.30am to 4.30pm. Tea, coffee and cake provided. Bring a packed lunch. Full joining instructions will be emailed nearer the course date.
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Learn to carve with axe and knife
Sun 11th June – Spoon carving beginners and improvers – Days Cottage, Brookthorpe
This course is designed for adults only, you must be 18 or older to attend. To be held in the yurt at Days Cottage, Brookthorpe (just off A4173 between Stroud and Gloucester - postcode GL4 0UT). Suitable for beginners or those who've carved before and want to improve. We'll cover safe carving technique with axes and knives and the main thing will be plenty of time to practice your skills and make a cooking or serving spoon to take home. All tools and wood is provided but you're weclome to being your own tools if you have them. From: 9.30am to 4.30pm. Tea, coffee and cake provided. Bring a packed lunch. Full joining instructions will be emailed nearer the course date.
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Learn to carve wooden spoons
Fri 30th June – Spoon carving beginners and improvers – The Woodyard, Tetbury
This course is designed for adults only, you must be 18 or older to attend. To be held at The Woodyard, Duchy Home Farm, Cherrington Lane near Tetbury, Gloucestershire (full directions will be sent when you book). Suitable for beginners or those who've carved before and want to improve. We'll cover safe carving technique with axes and knives and the main thing will be plenty of time to practice your skills and make a cooking or serving spoon to take home. All tools and wood is provided but you're weclome to being your own tools if you have them. From: 9.30am to 5.00pm. Tea, coffee and cake provided. Bring a packed lunch. Full joining instructions will be emailed nearer the course date.
£60.00 Add to basket
Learn to carve wooden spoons
Sun July 2nd – Spoon carving beginners and improvers – The Woodyard, Tetbury
This course is designed for adults only, you must be 18 or older to attend. To be held at The Woodyard, Duchy Home Farm, Cherrington Lane near Tetbury, Gloucestershire (full directions will be sent when you book). Suitable for beginners or those who've carved before and want to improve. We'll cover safe carving technique with axes and knives and the main thing will be plenty of time to practice your skills and make a cooking or serving spoon to take home. All tools and wood is provided but you're weclome to being your own tools if you have them. From: 9.30am to 5.00pm. Tea, coffee and cake provided. Bring a packed lunch. Full joining instructions will be emailed nearer the course date.
£60.00 Add to basket

About the courses

These one day courses will be held in the yurt (with a woodburner in case it’s cold) at Day Cottage in Brookthorpe on the A416 between Stroud and Gloucester. In late June and July the courses are at The Woodyard on Cherrington Lane near Tetbury.

I’ll be running the same course on Friday and Sunday as I know some people prefer week days and others weekends.

Cost of the course is £60 for the day. Tea, coffee and hot and cold water for drinks will be provided, as will biscuits and cake. Please being a packed lunch and your own flavourings (herbal teas etc) if you prefer.

Starts at 10am – please arrive from 9.30 to settle in and have a cuppa before we start.

Finishes at 4.30pm (but can overrun to 5pm at the latest).

All tools and timber provided.