Spoon Carving with Derek Brabender

$180.00

Learn to carve spoons from green wood!  This class covers carving fundamentals as well as tool maintenance, and the fine details of spoon design.

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Date:  July 13 & 14, 2024

9 am – 4 pm both days

Skill Level: Beginner and experienced spoon carvers welcome.

Class Registration Fee:  Early bird – by June 24, 2024: $180.00

After June 24, 2024: $200.00

Learn to carve spoons from green wood, with artisan carver, Derek Brabender!  This class covers carving fundamentals such as safe axe/knife techniques, processing raw material, finishing, as well as tool maintenance. Experienced carvers will also have the opportunity to learn more advanced techniques as well as discuss fine details of spoon design.

Students will go home with their own hand-carved wooden spoon, and the skills to create more.

Materials fee: (Paid directly to instructor during class):  $10

Derek Brabender is an artisan green woodworker based in Stoughton Wisconsin who specializes in creating beautiful and functional everyday items with hand tools and on a foot-powered spring pole lathe. All of Derek’s work is produced with great attention to workmanship and respect to the environment.