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Intro to Whittling

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: 23 Oct 2022 - 23 Oct 2022

: The Green Wood Centre, Coalbrookdale, TF8 7DR


This course is taught by Maurice Clothier of Touch-Wood

You will learn;

  • A variety of different cutting techniques and knife positions
  • How to use whittling tools safely and effectively
  • Different properties of green wood
  • How to carve a tree spirit from a piece of round wood, inspired by examples Maurice saw on a visit to Norway
  • How to transfer those skills to other projects

This course will be taught in a group setting around the fire circle, each equipped with  a sloyd knife and a piece of green wood. Maurice will take you through a variety of cuts that can be used and applied to whatever you want to make.