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Spoon-carving with Jon Mac

Jon Mac is a well-respected spoon, ale hen and Kuksa carver and will be running both introductory and advanced spoon-carving courses at the Crannog during the first 2 weeks of August.

Basket of spoonsWednesday 01, Thursday 02 & Monday 06 August
10.00 - 17.00 
Introduction to Spoon Carving
Join Jon for an introduction to wooden spoon carving.  Jon will introduce you to the carving axe, straight knife and hook knife and show you safe techniques to accomplish a carved spoon or your own.  This one day course is offered for the inexperienced, aspiring green wood spoon carver. 

Friday 03, Tuesday 07 August 
10.00 - 17.00 
Spoon Carving For The More Advanced
If you are already somewhere along the road to being a spoon-carver, this is the course for you.  Jon will take you through the use of three main tools used for hand-carving wooden spoons from green wood and introduce you to axe and knife techniques that will help you towards your next step.  This is a one day course offered for the more experienced, aspiring green wood spoon carver. 

Jon StudentCost:  £80 per person per course to include all tools and wood and your own spoon to take away with you

Numbers:  Min 1 - Max 5 

Booking essential: please call the Centre on 01887 830583.

Participants must be over 18 years of age

Participants must bring a packed lunch; teas and coffees are provided

Stout shoes or boots are recommended along with either shorts or trousers (skirts can hamper at the axing stage).  Jon Mac's Terms and Conditions can be downloaded below.  



Spoon Carving First Steps Terms & Conditions for courses

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