• Spoon Carving in Manchester

  • Sat, 22-06-2019 at 10:00
  • Chorlton Scout Hut
    Buckingham Road Chorlton
    M210SB Manchester
Spoon Carving in Manchester - Chorlton Scout Hut - Manchester

Carve your own cooking spoon from freshly harvested wood!You'll start with a log and go home with a unique utensil you can use everyday in your kitchen. We'll work step by step through the process with time for you to add your own personal touches.Learn to use an axe and knives to shape wood safely and efficiently with one of the UK's leading spoon carvers and instructors. This workshop will take you through the whole process of turning fresh greenwood into spoons and give you the confidence to carry on at home. My workshops are reknowned for being fun, engaging days with the emphasis on enjoying the process and working safely.Spoon carving is a perfect introduction to wood carving and an addictive hobby. You only need a few tools and small amounts of wood to create beautiful, useful gifts.All materials and use of my tools is included in the price. Spoon carving kits, including the axe and two special knives shown in the photo, will be available to purchase on the day, priced at £85.Suitable for beginners or wood workers looking to escape the machines and get back to the joy of hand tools and soft, green wood. FAQs Are there ID or minimum age requirements to enter the event?This event is only suitable for those over the age of 18 What are my transport/parking options for getting to and from the event?The venue is a short walk from Chorlton metro and there is car parking at the Scout Hut. What can I bring into the event?Please bring some lunch with you; tea, coffee and biscuits will be available.Wear clothes that you're happy to work in, spoon carving isn't a messy business but you don't want your best clothes covered in wood shavings.You might want to bring a pen and notebook or a camera to record the day. You're welcome to take photographs but please don't make video during the teaching. If you're posting your photos online, please tag @stevetomlincrafts - I love to see your pics! How can I contact the organiser with any questions?Drop me a line at stevetomlin8@gmail.com Do I have to bring my printed ticket to the event?No, just turn up and I'll recognise your name from the booking. Is my registration fee or ticket transferrable?Yes, email me at stevetomlin8@gmail.com if you need to transfer your ticket. Is it ok if the name on my ticket or registration doesn't match the person who attends?That's fine, just let me know who is coming so I get your name right on the day! What's the refund policy?Last minute cancellations can be the bane of small event organisers and I'd much rather you came and carved a spoon with me! However, I realise that sometimes life changes and means you can't make an event. If this is genuinely the case, please get in touch as soon as you can to let me know. If I can rebook your place I'll be happy to refund your fee.