Letter carving in wood

Letter Carving in Wood

The Course

A chance to have a go at forming letters and working on a project in this weekend hands-on course. You will learn the basics of letter carving in wood and take home what you have made.

The Tutor

Sarah Goss specialises in providing bespoke hand carved items ranging from lettering and relief decoration to producing architectural details and gilded frames. After graduating in 2008 from Portsmouth University in Restoration & Decorative studies Sarah started her own woodcarving business in 2009 carving both traditional and modern designs. In 2013 she became an INTBAU Young Practitioner and in 2014 she took part in the Prince’s Foundation Building Craft Apprenticeship programme studying with several master carvers around the country. Since graduating she has continued to run her own business, now based in Midhurst, West Sussex. Her portfolio can be seen at www.sarahgoss.co.uk

Participant Information

The course takes place in the Gridshell so participants should warm wear suitable clothes and sturdy shoes (no sandals etc). All tools will be provided.

Fee & Refreshments

£160 per person, to include tuition, teas and coffees. Please let the Museum know in advance of any special dietary requirements. The Museum café will be open or you can bring a packed lunch.


Sat–Sun 29–30 August 2020






Working with Wood