Owl Carving Workshop with Martin Rollin
Sunday 15th November 9.45am – 12.45pm
Enjoy a unique and satisfying experience crafting a beautiful Owl from green wood. One of our most popular craft workshops, you will have time to relax, chat and experience for yourself the rewards of working with wood. Martin your tutor will share with you his years of carving experience and knowledge of tools and materials to use. You will learn a range of cutting and carving techniques using an axe and knife and how to shape your Owl safely and efficiently.
By the end of the session you will have hand carved your own beautiful Owl and mastered the basic skills sufficiently to be able to practice on your own.
Summary of workshop content : design and shape, carving techniques, surface treatment and finishing, tool selection and usage and health and safety of when using craft tools.
This workshop is suitable for both complete novices and people with experience of working with wood. All materials and tools are provided along with refreshments.
COVID 19 policy – We are regularly amending our policy to ensure it is kept in line with government guidelines. A copy of our policy will be emailed to you prior to your workshop. However at this time the workshop will take place outside under a gazebo until further notice. So wrap up warm.
Outline of the day
Arrive 5 minutes prior to start time
9.40am | Welcome with light refreshments
9.45am | Introduction to tools and health and safety; get hands on with your tools
11.15am | Refreshments (Do let us know if you have any food intolerances as we will be serving snacks).
12.45pm | Home time with you beautiful wooden Owl hand carved by you!
Martin Rollin is an expert in teaching bush craft skills. He was formerly Head of Outdoor Education for Lincolnshire’s Teaching and Learning Centres. He now owns and manages his own outdoor-focused business.
This workshop is a relaxing opportunity to get away from it all and do something different in the beautiful country side.
“Making something like this, something simple yet challenging, practical yet pleasing, feels good for the soul”
To ensure the quality of your personal experience, group size will be limited to 10.
(Please note: a minimum number of 4 bookings is required in order for the session to go ahead)
For more information about this event or other Rural Antics workshops, contact Hanwell Wine Estate, firstname.lastname@example.org or 01949 81393
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