Whittling - Introduction - Carve a Wand | Ashford Gateway

Whittling - Introduction - Carve a Wand at Ashford Gateway

Whittling - Introduction - Carve a Wand at Ashford Gateway

Price: £57.00 Starts: 01/10/2019 Time: 14:00 - 16:00
Tutor: Community Prog Partnership Tutor Ends: 08/10/2019 Location: Ashford Gateway
Level: Mixed Level Day of Week: TUE Duration: 2 weeks

About this course

Over these two sessions you will familiarise yourself with basic wood carving tools including knives, saws and gouges; learn how to sharpen and maintain them safely and use them to help create a beautiful wand to take away with you. You will also learn all about finishing techniques including: sanding, staining, pyrography, engraving, staining and varnishing.

This course is offered in partnership with Black Wolf Survival and Bushcraft.

The tutor has worked in the outdoor industry for 28 years and has taught children and adults from all walks of life all over the world. He specialises in Survival & Bushcraft but also holds qualifications in archery, paddlesports, navigation, climbing and first aid. He regularly writes for a number of outdoor magazines and other publications. In recent years he has become known for his carving skills.

How will I be taught?

There will be demonstration and explanation from the tutor. You will have the opportunity to ask questions throughout the session.

What do I need to bring with me?

All tools and materials are included.

What can I do next?

Further wood carving courses. Your tutor will be able to advise.

What do I need to join the course

No experience required.

About the Tutor: Community Prog Partnership Tutor

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Getting there

Ashford Gateway
Church Road
TN23 1AS

If you require any information about this location then please call 03000 41 2222 and quote the Course Code ASH/82833/H/NC.
Course Code: ASH/82833/H/NC Book Now

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