Spoon carving for beginners.
A chance to learn axe and knife skills from an internationally respected green woodworker. During the course you will learn the safe and effective use of knives and axes. There will be the opportunity to experience the working properties of a range of native timbers. By the end of the course you should have made several spatulas or spoons to use in your own kitchen. You will also get a knife and some wood to take home and practice with afterwards.
Cost: £145 per person
Dates: Friday 10 October - Sunday 12 October 2008
Venue: Edale. Situated in the heart of the Peak District at the start of the Pennine Way, Edale is a beautiful location with much to offer if you wish to extend your stay or bring a non-carving partner. It is also easily accessible by train from Sheffield or Manchester Piccadilly with the course venue and a range of accommodation just a short walk from the station.
Booking:Via http://www.spooncarving.net/ or call Robin on
National Trust Longshaw Estate, nr. Sheffield Course
Cost: £195 per person or £175 if booked before end of August
Dates: Friday 12 September - Sunday 14 September 2008 Friday 17 October - Sunday 19 October 2008
Venue: National Trust Longshaw Estate, nr. Sheffield Making use of their new, award winning, environmentally sustainable building set in beautiful woodland. Refreshments will be provided by the National Trust cafe which specialises in using fresh, local produce.
Booking: Please phone the Estate Office on 01433 670368.
More details at www.spooncarving.net