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Wooden Spoon Carving Workshop

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Hanwell Wine Estate

Melton Road

Hickling Pastures

LE14 3QG

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Wooden Spoon Carving Workshop with Martin Rollins – Saturday 14th April 2018 10am until 4pm

Enjoy a unique and satisfying experience learning to craft your own wooden spoon in the beautiful surroundings of Hanwell Wine Estate. Martin your tutor will take you through a 1 day journey teaching you the basics of the ‘age old’ craft of spoon carving, learn carving techniques and transform your piece of wood into an everyday item.

Martin will share with you his years of carving experience and knowledge of tools and materials to use. You will learn a range of cutting and carving techniques using an axe, knife and how to hollow the spoon safely and efficiently.

By the end of the day you will have made a simple spoon of your own and mastered the basic skills sufficiently to be able to practice on your own.

Summary of workshop content :

Spoon design, carving techniques, surface treatment and finishing, tool selection and usage and health and safety of when using craft tools.

This workshop is suitable for both complete novices and people with experience of working with wood. All materials and tools are provided along with refreshments throughout the day and a two-course handmade lunch served with a glass of wine.

Your tutor Martin Rollins an expert in teaching bush craft skills, was formally head of outdoor education for Lincolnshire teaching and Learning Centres. He now owns and manages his own outdoor focused business.

A relaxing opportunity to get away from it all and do something different in the beautiful country side.

“Making something like this, something simple yet difficult, practical yet pleasing, feels good for the soul”

Outline of the day

10:00 Welcome with light refreshments

10:15 Introduction to tools and health and safety

Get hands on with your tools

12:00 Lunch break – 2 course homemade lunch with a glass of local wine

12.45 Short talk and walk around the vine yard

Continue with your creation

15:45 Review of day

16:00 Participants depart with your beautiful wooden spoon

To ensure the quality of your personal experience, group size will be limited to 12.

For more information about this event or other Rural Antics workshops, contact Hanwell Wine Estate, events@ruralantics.co.uk or 01949 81393

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Melton Road

Hickling Pastures

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