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Using basic tools and techniques, learn hand-held carving, including shaping, detailing and whittling. Understand basic approaches to full round and relief mode, paving the way to create decorative elements for furniture and small sculptural objects. Choose a small project to finish in the workshop or at home.
Bring your own tools (see below) or purchase a kit and wood in class.
Co-sponsored by Eastern Mass. Guild of Woodworkers
Age Range17+, teens with instructor's permission
Before entering the wood shop, read about SAFETY.
Please bring to class:
- materials fee: $20 payable in class
If you have the following kinds of wood, you may bring them to class to carve:
- bass wood
Otherwise, we will provide wood for purchase in class.
If you have your own woodcarving tools (basic carving knife, 3 blades), bring them to class. We will cover sharpening, and you can sharpen your own tools. If you do not have your own tools, we will provide them in class and make them available for purchase if you wish.
Find out more about where to buy supplies.
When classes are FULL, put yourself on a waiting list. But please do NOT register for full classes.
- Fall 16'–Winter 17' catalog (pdf)
- Spring–Summer 17' catalog (pdf)
- Summer Program for Children
- Registration Form (pdf)
- Refunds, Cancellations, Discounts & Other Policies
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