Whittling Gift Box
Whittling Gift Box

The Whittling Gift Box is the perfect introduction to woodwork.

Each box contains the perfect Swedish made whittling Knife, which comes razor-sharp & protected in it’s own sheath, as well as a voucher for a place on one of our Whittling Intro Workshops.

Together these provide you with everything you need to know to carve safely, source your own materials and to sharpen your tools, and you’ll even go away with some wood so you can practice at home. All neatly bundled up so that it can be given straight as it is or gift wrapped yourself!

A chance for a friend or loved one to experience the satisfaction of carving wood and a first step into the world of fine woodcraft.

Our Whittling Intro Workshops provide safe & efficient techniques for knife carving, and a deeper appreciation of wood as a material. We take you through the 5 most useful  knife grips, as you craft your own cooking spatula and develop the skills to carve fresh  wood into any number of functional and beautiful items.

 

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*You MUST be 18 or over to buy this product. 

Vouchers can only be used once. Vouchers are valid for 6 moths from point of purchase. Once a course has been booked, the date cannot be changed. 

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Whittling Workshop
Whittling Workshop

Saturdays & Sundays | 2hr Classes

*Free Knife Included

A 2-hour session, covering a variety of safe knife grips and traditional techniques in the ancient skill of knife carving. We are proud to teach all out whittling workshops with the “Mora 106” Sloyd Knife, the preferred carving knife for professionals and beginners alike. On the class you’ll receive a free Mora 106 to take home!

At the end of this session you will have carved your very own spatula to take home and use, and will have the knowledge needed to go away and build on what you have learned in your own time. The class also covers the basics of knife sharpening, and teaches you how to find and source your own wood!

This workshop is designed to be a wonderful experience on it’s own, but is also your gateway to the craft. Knowing how to carve safely and well with a knife is as rewarding as it is empowering. It helps broaden your understanding of wood as a material, gives a solid foundation for your skills in every aspect of traditional woodwork, and you’ll be amazed at how many scenarios in your day to day life that this comes in handy!

 

ALL COURSE BOOKINGS ARE NON REFUNDABLE

CLASS DATES CANNOT BE TRANSFERRED ONCE BOOKED

 

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Whittling Workshop (BRISTOL)
Whittling Workshop (BRISTOL)

2hr Classes | based @ Hamilton House

Our most popular workshop has come to Bristol – now enjoying an extended run due to popular demand!

This is our classic introduction to knife carving, hosted by Hamilton House. We are proud to teach all out whittling workshops with the “Mora 106” Sloyd Knife, the preferred carving knife for professionals and beginners alike.

A 2-hour session, covering a variety of safe knife grips and traditional techniques in the ancient skill of knife carving. At the end of this session you will have carved your very own spatula to take home and use, and will have the knowledge needed to go away and build on what you have learned in your own time.

This workshop is designed to be a wonderful experience on it's own, but is also your gateway to the craft. Knowing how to carve safely and well with a knife is as rewarding as it is empowering. It helps broaden your understanding of wood as a material, gives a solid foundation for your skills in every aspect of traditional woodwork, and you’ll be amazed at how many scenarios in your day to day life that this comes in handy!

 

ALL COURSE BOOKINGS ARE NON REFUNDABLE

CLASS DATES CANNOT BE TRANSFERRED ONCE BOOKED

 

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Intro Day
Intro Day

Saturdays | 10am-6pm

A diverse introductory day consisting of 3 mini workshops – Knife Carving, Axe Carving & Wood Turning, together providing a well-rounded initiation into the core skills of green woodwork.

This course combines a series of 2-hour Intro Workshops into a single day of woodworking bliss!

This is perfect for those that would like to try their hand at everything, or want to lay a solid groundwork for the more in-depth workshops they've got their eye on. There isn't a single course we teach that doesn't involve at least one of these skills.

 

Wood Turning Intro – 10:00 – 12:00

A 2-hour session, covering the basics of turning on a treadle lathe. This mini workshop will immerse you into a craft as old as the hills as you make your own traditional potato masher. You will learn the rhythm of the lathe and how to use 3 chisels and gouges in a safe and effective way. This introductory class is a great way to get a taste for treadle lathe work and will give you a head start for the 6 week foundation class.

 

Whittling Intro – 13:30 – 15:30

Covering a variety of safe knife grips and traditional techniques in the ancient skill of knife carving. At the end of this session you will have carved your very own spatula to take home and use, and will have the knowledge needed to go away and build on what you have learned in your own time. The class also covers the basics of knife sharpening, teaches you how to find and source your own wood and then at the end you'll be sent away with some wood to practice and your very own sharpening kit!

 

Axe Skills Intro – 16:00 – 18:00

A perfect introduction to the art of carving fresh wood with a razor sharp axe. An essential skill that underpins every aspect of the craft – used in everything from Bowl Carving to Furniture Making!

This 2-hour class centers around the simple project of making a tent peg, covering all the basic techniques from cleaving a round log into billets, right through to chopping, slicing and shaving your piece. You'll learn how to use an axe safely, as well as getting some top technical tips in what is a deceptively delicate and precise process, giving you a foundation on which to build your skills in your own time.

 

ALL COURSE BOOKINGS ARE NON REFUNDABLE

CLASS DATES CANNOT BE TRANSFERRED ONCE BOOKED

 

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