Intro To Spoon Carving Workshop

Image credit: Vic Phillips

Sat 20 October

10.30am - 12.30pm 

1.30pm - 4pm


Sun 21 October

10.30am - 12.30pm

Anthony Burgess Foundation



Maker: Single Malt Teapot

Spoon carving is creative, calming and wonderfully rewarding, resulting in something participants will be able to take home and use, proud in the knowledge it has been hewn with their own hands. The process is a wonderful way to unwind, slowing down to create something tactile and beautiful.


Vic Phillips of SingleMaltTeapot will take you through the essential tools and techniques needed to carve while guiding you

through the process of carving your first spoon.


Participants will head away with the skills to use Sloyd and Crook woodcraft knives for a variety of wood carving projects as well as a wonderful Lime wood kitchen spoon.

The workshop will cover:

  • Safely using woodcraft cutting techniques

  • How to approach carving wood using Sloyd and Crook knives

  • Applying a beautiful, long lasting finish to your spoon

  • Sourcing new materials and how different woods behave when carved

  • The tools to keep carving at home and how best to care for them.


Vic has been teaching spoon carving for the past 3 years and is excited to introduce this new workshop. He is passionate about passing on skills and making learning new crafts as accessible as possible. His workshops are welcoming, friendly and inclusive, embracing the joys of trying something new. 


This introduction to spoon carving is designed to give beginners both the skills and confidence to keep on carving.

Vic was with us at last year's Manchester Folk Festival, and all his workshops sold out well in advance!

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