Carve a wooden spoon

Sunday 23 July 2017


The course

Develop basic wood carving skills by learning the steps to carve your own unique spoon using axe and knife carving techniques.

The tutor

Jonathan Roberts has worked for the Museum for many years and has particular expertise in social history and the artefacts which supported historic life. In his current role he is responsible for the Museum’s woodland.

Participant information

Participants do not need to bring equipment, as all tools will be provided. It is advisable to wear warm layers.


£50 per person, to include tuition, teas and coffees. The Museum café will be open or you can bring a packed lunch.

The Museum

The Weald & Downland Open Air Museum has over 45 historic building exhibits. It is also home to the award winning and innovative Downland Gridshell, which houses a conservation workshop and artefact store, and is also used for many practical courses. The Museum runs a full programme of courses in historic building conservation and traditional rural trades and crafts, along with MSc programmes in Building Conservation and Timber Building Conservation validated by the University of York. Please telephone for further details.



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