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Carve a Wooden Spoon with Jay Hallinan 03/05/16


Carve a Wooden Spoon with Jay Hallinan 03/05/16
Highland Item # 992935

Price : $95.00
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Carve a Wooden Spoon with Jay Hallinan
Saturday, March 5, 2016 from 09:00am to 4:00pm
Class Size: 8
Hands-On Workshop

If you are one of those woodworkers that has precious offcuts that cant be thrown away in hopes of waiting for that perfect project, or if you have limited shop time, but need to keep creating beautiful, useful objects in wood, then this class is for you. Spoons are fun to carve, and allow for lots of creativity and can be carved almost anywhere with a few simple sharp tools. Well begin by roughing on the bandsaw, then move into using carving tools to refine your spoons. You will come away with a functional spoon and the knowledge to carve many more. We will cover the following strategies for hand carving wooden spoons:

  • Sourcing the wood Using scraps, green wood or firewood
  • Safety
  • Design Considerations
  • Work Holding Strategies
  • Finishing Choices

Required Tool List:
There are several tools that can be used for carving spoons, so basically you will need a curved blade for hollowing and a straight blade for straight cuts. Bring what you have and we'll discuss the possibilities. We will have a few extra tools for you to try such as hook knives, gouges, draw knives and spokeshaves.

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For your safety, when attending a hands-on class, be sure to wear closed toe footwear.

CLASS CANCELLATION POLICY:
Highland Woodworking reserves the right to cancel any class. Full refunds will be issued in that event. Students withdrawing from a class must notify Highland Woodworking 10 or more days prior to the beginning of the class to receive full credit or refund. No refund or credit will be issued with less than 10 days' notice.For labor intensive or multiple day courses, we reserve the right to issue special refund stipulations which will be noted in the class advertisement at the time of posting.

 

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