Available all year round in Lancashire. England.

Learn the art of carving wooden spoons and pendants with one-to-one tuition from Giles Newman.

Available all year round on an hour-by-hour basis or in block bookings from a couple of hours to several days, learning to carve with one-to-one expert guidance you can advance your skills quickly, following a course individually designed to suit your needs and your experience level. Whether you’re a complete beginner, eager to learn new skills or an experienced wood carver looking to hone your detail carving work, Giles will devise a personalised course to suit.

Learn everything from sustainable wood selection and design principles to tool selection, decorative knife work and finishing, you will develop a strong understanding and insight into this traditional creative craft; a set of skills that you can easily adapt to carve almost anything, not limited to spoons! 

All tools, wood for carving and an endless supply of hot drinks are provided though you’re welcome to bring your own tools and materials if you would prefer.

One-to-one sessions start at £40 for a one hour session with discounted prices for longer sessions.

For more information, to book a session or to request a price for a longer course, please complete the form below.


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