Spoon Carving Workshop
Workshop | April 15 | 10 a.m.-1 p.m. | UC Botanical Garden
Designer Melanie Abrantes will lead students in hand carving their own wooden coffee spoon using traditional Japanese tools and techniques. The class will start with a discussion of different wood types, an explanation of the tools required, and an overview of the techniques used to cut wood. Once students have acquired a basic understanding, Melanie will lead them in carving the bowl of the spoon with the spoon gouge, then designing and whittling the handle and top of the spoon. When the final design has been reached, students will sand and finish their spoons with an all-natural finish.
$100 / $95 UCBG Members
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