Whittling and Woodcraft

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Whittling and Woodcraft

30 October at 10:00 am until 4:00 pm


Join us for a day outdoors in an semi-ancient, replanted, broadleaved woodland on this Whittling and Woodcraft course. You will learn carving techniques and ultimately create a spoon and other useful objects to take home. You will be guided along the woodland trail, where you will learn to identify specific trees and understand which are good for these projects.

Working in this lovely woodland setting, centred around a campfire, you will spend the day learning to create a range of wooden utensils, the centre piece being a spoon. Whether you would like a dessert, serving or salad spoon, the choice and creativity will be all yours – your host, David Willis, will be there to guide you throughout the day.

You’ll be covering the safe and effective use of a Bushcraft knife and saw, the principal tools needed to make the craft items, then you’ll be of into the woods to be shown how to gather and harvest the materials you need. Throughout the day, you will be introduced to new techniques and provided with tips and guidance.

The kettle will be on the go, gently boiling over the campfire, so you will be able to stop for coffee and teas throughout the day. We will also be stopping for a light lunch cooked over the campfire!

Includes: Use of tools; bushcraft knife, laplander saw, mora wood carver and Ben Orford crook knife, with refreshments and lunch.

Age range: 18+

Max: 6 people

Venue: Old Hanging Wood, Little Chalfont


30 October
10:00 am until 4:00 pm
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Lucy Davies


Old Hanging Wood
Little Chalfont, Directions above + Google Map


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Whittling and Woodcraft (30.10.22)
£ 97.50
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