Date(s): April 22 – April 24, 2022. 3 class days.
Instructor: Michael Puryear
Description: In Scandinavia, the sloyd (slöjd in Swedish) method is based in traditional craft and is part of the education system in all Nordic countries to develop aesthetic sensibility and manual skill. This class is following this philosophy and practice by carving wooden spoons. Students will design and carve a wooden spoon using a traditional sloyd and hook knives. You will learn how to sharpen and safely use these tools to turn a piece of wood into a useful spoon.
Tool List: Morakniv Wooden spoon carving set (two knives, approximately $70). Available at highlandwoodworking.com