Learn with a spoon carving expert - and discover why this time-honoured craft is so satisfying - and gain skills that you'll cherish forever.
Learn how to carve a wooden serving spoon with seasoned maker and author Deborah Schneebeli-Morrell.
With UNLIMITED ACCESS 24/7, you’ll be able to drop in and out of the course at your own pace, and refer back to it anytime. By the end of this course, you will be able to:
- Select and maintain the correct tools
- Choose the right wood
- Axe wood confidently and safely
- Whittle the wood using basic knife grips and carving techniques
- Carve and shape spoon, from bowl to handle
- Finish your spoon to a professional standard
By breaking down the spoon-carving process into step-by-step video guides, this course makes it straight-forward and easy to learn this peaceful and rewarding craft - from the comfort of your own home.
Start your journey into the wonderful world of spoon carving!
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How is this spoon carving course taught?
What else do I need?
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- Green wood log (willow) at least 13cms diameter and 30cms long (often good to have a bit longer than the billet as you will need bits for drying and cutting off)- bear in mind you will need to create a billet 25-30 cms long 7-10cms wide and at least 4-.5cms deep
- Chopping block
- Axe block
- Axe (small Carpenter's axe)
- Beetle/Basher (a homemade mallet)
- x2 Swedish Mora Knives (Sloyd knife) - one longer and one shorter
- Curved spoon knife
- Small finishing knife (optional)
- Flexible ruler (tape measure)
- Pencil or marker
Meet your instructor, Deborah Schneebeli-Morrell
Deborah Schneebeli-Morrell originally trained in Fine Art and received a grant from the Crafts Council in 1987. She has exhibited work widely and has taught in schools, art schools and art residencies. She has written 30 project-based craft books on a range of subjects and wants to encourage and value 'handwork' and creativity.