This course appeals to the novice as well as the more experienced or simply anyone who fancies whittling and chilling around a fire with an endless supply of tea.
A day devoted to the woodland craft of carving. During the day you will learn how to handle a knife efficiently and apply a variety of carving techniques and power cuts to make a number of items. Axe work will be incorporared not just in the preperation of blanks but for carving too. You will use a folding saw when sourcing and preparing material suitable for carving.
You will be taken through a number of tasks from simple camp items, a cooking structure to spatulas, butter knives and spoons using crook knives. Tool maintenance will be covered, so you can keep your knife sharp enough to slice paper and advice on after treatment of spoons which you will take home with you.
All tools are supplied.