• Below you will find the current class offerings.

  • All classes are held in my studio at Western Avenue Studios.

  • Class size is limited to 4 students.

  • Class schedule is updated quarterly.

  • Please email me if you are interested in booking a private group class (4 students).

Carve a

Serving Spoon

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This class is a great introduction to using carving tools and getting the feel of working with wood. Through making your spoon, we will focus on carving techniques that will allow you to carve safely with confidence, as well as basic tool sharpening and food-safe wood finishing.

Students will carve and finish a serving spoon from a pre-cut blank in either Walnut or Cherry.

Absolute beginners are very welcome. No power tools are used in this class.
 

Carve a Sauté Spoon

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This class is a slightly more advanced  introduction to using carving tools and getting the feel of working with wood. Through making your spoon, we will focus on carving techniques that will allow you to carve safely with confidence, as well as basic tool sharpening and food-safe wood finishing.

Students will carve and finish a serving spoon from a pre-cut blank in either Walnut or Cherry.

Beginners are welcome. No power tools are used in this class.

Intermediate Spoon Carving

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This class will go more in-depth to the design and carving process than the Intro class. Students will be able to select a piece of wood and draw a spoon of their own design. The blanks will be cut on a bandsaw, then carved and finished using gouges, drawknives, spokeshaves, and carving knives. Tool sharpening and maintenance will be discussed, as well as recommended wood types and local suppliers. 

Beginners are welcome!


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Carve a Wooden Grain Scoop

In this class we will carve and shape a wooden grain scoop. We will learn to use a mallet and gouge, carving gouges, knives, drawknife, and spokeshave. We will also be using a bandsaw to cut the spoon handle. This is a great intro to carving class, a wide variety of tools and topics will be covered and you leave with your own hand carved hardwood scoop!

Beginners are welcome!

18+ only please.