Spoon Carving Courses Australia

We highly recommend taking a course to begin your spoon carving journey or cement your green wood carving skills. Learn how to properly use and sharpen your new tools,o carve a spoon, carve a mobius or sculpture or even make a chair from scratch. There are some great teachers out there. If you would like to be added to this list, please get in touch.

NSW

The Wood Tamer runs spoon carving and knife sharpening classes on the Central Coast NSW for one on one sessions or small groups. Classes can be tailored to suit. Click here to find out more.

Jeff Donne is well known the spoon carving world for the creation of the popular Spoon Jam event. He runs a range of excellent spoon carving, wood craft, puppet making and green woodworking courses. Learn More

Hape Kiddle runs carving workshops both in person and online.  His beautiful sculptures are amazing.  You can sign up to his email listhereto find out when he will be coming to your area orcontact himdirectly.

Bradley van Luyt. Using woody weeds removed from local Bushland as part of environmental  restoration projects you can learn to carve a spoon, spatula or other kitchen utensil with axe, knife and hook. Based in the Sutherland Shire I teach at a wide variety of locations and at home too (saves on my bus fares!!). More workshops to come in 2022. Contact Brad via his Instagram page @bvanluyt

Tasmania

Phoenix Creations Tasmania- Spend a day learning to carve a spoon in their Cygnet workshop.  They run a range of classes to find out more click here. Be sure to check out their beautiful spoons that we have been admiring for quite some time.

VICTORIA

Green Woodsmith runs a range of workshops that cover a large range of green woodworking skills, from spoon carving to woodturning. Paul's spoon carving courses are a great way to get into green woodworking.  Paul operates out of a purpose built outdoor workshop in Ballarat. To find out more please contact Paul via email pauleryle@gmail.com   

WESTERN AUSTRALIA

Little Bear Sloyd runs spoon carving workshops in Perth and other locations.You can view current workshops here. He also sells his beautiful hand carved creations in his online store.

ONLINE CARVING COURSES

If you can't get to a course or a local spoon club we can recommend Spoon Club online tutorials. Designed to accompany SPON: A GUIDE TO SPOON CARVING AND THE NEW WOOD CULTURE  the courses let you learn and develop at your own pace from wherever you are.