Wooden Spoon Carving Workshop with Martin Rollins
Saturday 30th September, 2017 | 10am – 4pm
Enjoy a unique and satisfying experience learning to craft your own wooden spoon in the beautiful surroundings of Hanwell Wine Estate. Martin your tutor will take you through a 1 day journey teaching you the basics of the ‘age old’ craft of spoon carving, learn carving techniques and transform your piece of wood into an everyday item.
Martin 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, knife and how to hollow the spoon safely and efficiently.
Your tutor Martin Rollins an expert in teaching bush craft skills, was formally head of outdoor education for Lincolnshire teaching and Learning Centres. He now owns and manages his own outdoor focused business.
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 throughout the day and a two-course handmade lunch served with a glass of wine.
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 difficult, practical yet pleasing, feels good for the soul”
Outline of the day
10:00 Welcome with light refreshments
10:15 Introduction to tools and health and safety
Get hands on with your tools
12:00 Lunch break – 2 course homemade lunch with a glass of local wine
12.45 Short talk and walk around the vine yard
Continue with your creation
15:45 Review of day
16:00 Participants depart with your beautiful wooden spoon
To ensure the quality of your personal experience, group size will be limited to 12.
For more information about this event or other Rural Antics workshops, contact Hanwell Wine Estate, email@example.com or 01949 81393