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Sep 18, 2018

Birch Box | Spoon Carving Workshop

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Amy from Bow and Arrow will teach you how to carve a wooden spoon using a gouge and a carving knife.

Students will be provided a basswood spoon blank, carving knife, and a gouge. The workshop will start by discussing different types of wood, carving techniques and treatments. After discussing carving techniques and safety, Amy will demonstrate how to carve the bowl using a gouge. She will help you to design and whittle the handle to your own taste. Once the carving is complete you will sand and finish your spoon with a natural finish.

All the tools will be provided for the workshop. You will go home with your own finished spoon and an elevated sense of self-pride! 

Provided tools and other items:

  • Basswood or poplar spoon blank
  • Spoon gouge
  • Carving knife 
  • Clamp 
  • Spoon carving instructions to take home
  • Natural finish (oil/wax)

Participants must be 16 years or older. If your youth is mature and wants to participate please email us.

TICKETS: $70 available at https://birchboxprojects.org/workshops/spoon-carving 

This year, we are donating the majority profits of this to IRCOM (Immigrant Refugee Community Organization of Manitoba) to enable them to bring music into their childcare program. 

Amy is one of the founders of the Birch Box Projects. Check out her other work at www.bowandarrowfurniture.com or on Instagram @my_bowandarrow

All Workshops will be held in the Birch Box at the Forks in the parking lot in front of Union Station. Our modified shipping container is covered in the beautiful mural that is shown on the banner at the top of most pages on our website.

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