A Spoon Carving Workshop
Basecamp Brewing Company
Join artisan couple Hy and Dani Boltz for an afternoon of spoon carving at Base Camp Brewing Company in Portland, Oregon! This workshop is designed for the complete beginner carver however can be enjoyed not matter the experience level.
Hy and Dani will lead students in hand carving their very own wooden spoon from blank to finish. The workshop begins with a mini heartfelt discussion on "presence" + a some historical background on the ancient art of spoon carving. Students will learn about the tools needed along with the basic wood cutting and safety techniques.
These workshops are thoughtfully put together to create a relaxing, playful, unique experience for everyone attending. You will find simple, sweet, homemade touches scattered throughout the entire class and will leave feeling creatively inspired with your very own spoon in hand.
STUDENTS WILL BE SHOWN:
How to dig out the bowl of the spoon
How to whittle the handle and top of the spoon safely
How to sand and finish the spoon
A borrowed toolkit with a Flexcut carving knife, palm gouge (option to purchase)
Drink token (may substitute kombucha or soda)
Well articulated verbal + written instruction
There are limited seats available. Please wear safe, toe covered shoes and try to arrive 10 minutes before class begins to get set up.
Come enjoy learning something new with your community and enjoy a locally made craft beer (after you finish your spoon)!