SPOON CARVING COURSES
& WORKSHOPS

Learn to carve a spoon and get hooked!

Carving spoons from green wood is a relaxing and rewarding pastime. Learn to create your own utensils. Our Courses and Workshops take place on the Central Coast NSW. Private and group classes are available for adults and children. Because workshops are small groups we are happy to customise to your skill level and needs.

Not on the Central Coast? No problem. Click here for a list of other spoon carving courses around the country.

1 on 1 Carving Lessons

Let us know what you would like to learn and we can tailor to suit.

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GROUP CLASSES

For groups of 2 or more friends. Corporate enquiries also welcome.

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KIDS CARVING CLASSES

Perfect for kids or homeschoolers. Courses customised by age.

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SPOON CARVING COURSES

Courses are broken into 4 units, you can do one or a combination of all four at a time that suits. For beginners we suggest they are completed in this order. Times and dates for your spoon carving lesson can be arranged at the time of enquiry. All tools and materials are included but can also be purchased on the day if preferred (we've added some suggestions at the bottom of this page).

CARVING A SPOON FROM A BLANK

Perfect for those keen to try spoon carving. With Sloyd and Hook Knife you will create your very own spoon from a prepared spoon blank. Learn knife techniques, different forms and more. All tools and materials supplied. Available as a Beginner and Advanced class.

2-3 HOURS
AXING SKILLS

Good axing skills mean you can produce a blank closer to the finished form that you are after. This course suits those looking to extend their spoon carving skills or just to improve their existing axing skills. Tools and materials are supplied or you may bring your own axe if you prefer.

1-2 HOURS
Tool Sharpening

Keeping your tools keen is an important part of the carving process. Chris can show you the best way to sharpen your sloyds, hook knives and axe. Bring your own tools. Sharpening tools are provided and are offered for sale at a discounted price.

1-3 HOURS
FINISHING & DECORATION

Learn how to take your spoons to the next level with a variety of decoration techniques. Learn to carve a fineal, kolrossing, milk painting, oils and more. Can be tailored to your area of interest and time requirements. All tools and materials provided.

MAKING AN AXE BLOCK

We are seeking expressions of interest for this workshop where you will make your own axe block and mallet to take home and use. All tools and materials supplied.

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ABOUT
YOUR TEACHER

Chris AKA The Wood Tamer has been hooked on carving since he carved his first spoon in 2016. He loves sharing his love of carving with people of all ages and also has full working with children documentation.

ASK A QUESTION

If you have any questions about our courses or workshops feel free to get in touch via the form below or call Chris direct on 0413 154 024.

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