Class description

This is a one-day workshop for students who wish to learn how to carve spoons from seasoned timber.

From learning how to prepare your materials, and carving out the bowl of the spoon to shaping the back and handle of the spoon blank.

Included are detailed instructions on how to use a Carving Gouge, Hook Knife, Sloyd Knife and finishing techniques.

Suitable for beginners with no experience up to intermediate students. Children 14+ are welcome to participate in this course.

Please note, we require a parent or guardian to be on the premises for the duration of the class if a minor is attending.


Take home everything you make


PPE will be supplied however students wishing to bring their own should come with a face mask, safety glasses or goggles and earmuffs or earplugs.

Closed shoes are a mandatory requirement for all students.

Those with their own wood carving tools should also bring them along to get better accustomed at using them but we also supply all tools if you don’t have any.

We have a kitchen onsite with fridge and microwave for those that want to bring their own food, and there are also takeaway options within walking distance.

WORK SHOP location

12 Gerald Street, Marrickville NSW

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About Luke Hawes

Luke's earliest woodcarving memories are of the road side sellers in Africa. It amazed him how they can make something from nothing with simple tools and creativity.
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