An arvo carving things for your kitchen.

Saturday, 04 November 2017, 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM [AEST]

Clunies Ross Street, Acton, ACT, Australia


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Saturday, 04 November 2017, 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM [AEST]

About the Event

Join professional Spoonsmith, Jeff Donne, for a hands-on afternoon of carving your own kitchen utensils using a small axe, some specialised carving knives and your hands.

Carve small spoons, butter spreaders, spatulas and spurtles straight from a tree using traditional skills and experience the blissful feeling of whittling away the hours at an unhurried pace.

Learn about sourcing sustainable materials, the basics of traditional tool use, and how to safely turn a log into your favourite wooden utensil.

No experience is needed and all tools, materials and a leather apron are provided. All you need to bring is you, a pair of closed top shoes and a willingness to whittle.

Take home what you make!

Suitable for people aged 16+, all skill levels.

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About the Organizer

Jeff Donne is one of Australia's best known spoon carvers with many years of carving and teaching under his belt. He teaches the traditional method of spoon carving where a small axe and a sharp knife are used to slice away layers of wood from a freshly cut log. It's pure analogue bliss!

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