Abney Park Cemetery,, Stoke Newington High St, Stoke Newington, London N16 OLH
Learn safe knife skills and make your own cooking utensils! By London Green Wood
5 hour class, Daytime
Time to make your own cooking utensils! Hone your knife skills in this workshop with one of London’s best woodworkers and create a spatula and a butter knife to take home with you. Suitable for complete beginners or those who want to practise their knife skills. This is a great introduction to working with wood and can be followed by with our Spoon Carving and Bowl Carving courses.
In this class Learn about working with the grain, the basis for all woodworking.
Learn safe knife grips for woodcarving.
Learn to use a shave horse, draw knife and a sloyd knife to make your own cooking utensils to take home with you.
You will finish the day with a spatula and a butter knife to show off at home!
Now you can
•Take home your own lovingly made butter knife and spatula
•Build upon the techniques learn during the class to become a proficient wood carver
•Use your new knife skills to make more things
London Green Wood Community Interest Company is a non-profit community of woodworkers practising rural crafts in the city. Based at Abney Park Cemetery, a small woodland in Hackney, we work with green wood straight from the log and hand tools. All the wood we use has been felled locally.
We have been running events and teaching courses at our woodland workshop since 2011. We promise a beautiful setting, friendly people, the satisfaction of learning new skills and a fire when it gets chilly. We run courses for adults, for groups and for families. We also run a twice weekly ‘Wood Club’ community workshop and monthly volunteering days to build equipment at the workshop.