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Wooden Spoon Making Workshops

From:Sunday 11 October 2020
To:Sunday 11 October 2020
Time:8:30am - 03:30pm Sunday 11 October 2020
Location:Broadfoot Street, Kearneys Spring, Broadfoot Street, Kearneys Spring, Queensland 4350 Australia

Learn how to carve your own amazing wooden spoon using traditional techniques and your own hands by attending this small group one day workshop led by your tutor, Matt Eliason, who has over 2,500 hours experience in spoon carving. Using local timbers, see how early settler as would have made eating and cooking spoons the way they have been made since the Middle Ages.

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

Tools and materials and morning tea provided.

Broadfoot Street, Kearneys Spring
Broadfoot Street
Kearneys Spring
Entry charges - Adult$120
Contact phone 0409 349 752
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Is food and drink available?No
Are toilets available?Yes
Is there disabled access?Yes


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