Intro to Whittling

13 September

Learn some basic whittling techniques, to create a variety of objects including  carving your very own woody character using a process of knife cuts which release the spirit from the wood.

You will learn;

  • How to use whittling tools safely and effectively
  • A variety of different cutting techniques
  • Different properties of green wood
  • How to carve a ‘Tree Spirit’ and transfer those skills to other projects

This course will be taught in a group setting around the fire circle, each equipped with  a sloyd knife and a piece of green woodMaurice will take you through a variety of cuts that can be used and applied to whatever you want to make.

This course is taught by Maurice Clother. Tools and equipment will be provided.


BOOKING OPTIONS: Contact the Office 01952 432769 or email 

* Due to Covid-19 we will not be taking any payments until we can be sure that the course will be able to run. Bookings will still be taken as usual and payment  will be requested closer to the  course date when we can confirm the course is running

FURTHER INFORMATION: Contact Richard Thomason 01952 432769 or 07964 934556

Special offer for our members: 20% off all course fees! Please contact the Office on the details above to get your discount.