Spoon & Spatula Carving with Rose Holdorf
Location: Portland Studio
Teacher: Rose Holdorf
Greenwood to carved spoon, in just one day! Oregon native, farmer and woodcarver, Rose Holdorf makes carving accessible to beginners in this workshop without missing a step in this age-old tradition. Beginning with freshly cut or “green” logs, Rose will guide students through splitting, sizing blanks and finishing with hand-carved spreaders and spatulas for the kitchen. Students will learn traditional greenwood carving techniques, using axes and froes to split along the wood grain, and sloyd knives for shaping and carving. Students will learn how to source and store wood for future projects, and wield a knife safely with a few essential carving grips.
No previous experience necessary. Open to all adults, 16 & up.