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Course: Half Day Course: Spooncarving

St Fagans National Museum of History
16 February 2019, 10.15am-12.45pm or 1.30pm-4pm
Cost £50 | £40 concession
Suitability 18+
Vic Phillips spoon carving

Join Vic Phillips of SingleMaltTeapot as he takes you through the essential tools and techniques needed to carve your first spoon. You’ll head away with the skills to use Sloyd and Crook woodcraft knives for a variety of wood carving projects as well as a wonderful lime wood kitchen spoon.

During the workshop we’ll cover:

- Safely using woodcraft cutting techniques

- How to approach carving wood using Sloyd and Crook knives

- Applying a beautiful, long lasting finish to your spoon

- Sourcing new materials and how different woods behave when carved

- The tools to keep carving at home and how best to care for them

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The price of this course includes parking, all materials and light refreshments. You’re welcome to bring a packed lunch or visit our one of our cafes. Collect your parking pass 10am onwards at our main visitor entrance. Your course will start at 10.15am or 1:30pm in in the inspirational setting of Gweithdy, the Museum’s brand new workshop and gallery celebrating the skills of makers past and present.

Use postcode CF5 6XB for satnav

All tickets for this event must be purchased in advance.

Language: This course will be held in English but we are happy to provide simultaneous translation if you would like to take part in Welsh. Please choose a ticket in your language of choice, making sure you have one ticket for each person. Please book your tickets at least one week before the event.

Concession eligibility: unwaged, over 60s, anyone in full-time education with NUS card, disabled people.

Accessibility: The Gweithdy Studio is a 5 minute walk from the main building and carpark – please contact events@museumwales.ac.uk prior to booking to discuss any accessibility requirements.

Suitability Age 18+

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