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Handcraft a wooden spoon using traditional methods

From:Sunday 02 June 2019
To:Sunday 02 June 2019
Time:9:00am - 04:30pm Sunday 02 June 2019
Location:Broadfoot Street, Kearneys Spring, Broadfoot Street, Kearneys Spring, Queensland 4350 Australia

Join a small personalised group for a day of going with the grain, taking time to help a spoon emerge from a large branch and be transformed by your hand into something of grace and practical use.

Your will be taught how to create a wooden spoon using traditional techniques and your own hands by attending this small group one day workshop led by your tutor, Matt Eliason (AKA Spoonguy) who has over 2,750 hours experience in spoon carving.

Held in Toowoomba, (an easy 1.5 hr drive from Brisbane if you are there!) the workshop covers:

  • Types of wood
  • Sourcing wood and things to consider
  • How to get the best spoon from wood
  • Concepts of spoon design
  • Demonstration of axe work (Hands on at the end of the day, time permitting)
  • Different safe grips, cutting stokes and other aspects while working on your own spoon
  • Dealing with issues of green wood carving while working the wood
  • Knives and knife sharpening
  • Finishing coatings
Broadfoot Street, Kearneys Spring
Broadfoot Street
Kearneys Spring
Entry charges - Adult120
Contact phone 0409 349 752
Booking informationPlease see for more info and to book
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Is food and drink available?No
Are toilets available?Not applicable
Is there disabled access?Yes


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