COURSES

At the current time Martin provides a range of standard courses at his workshop on a private tuition basis.  Tailor-made courses can also be provided to meet specific student requirements. 

 

The following standard courses are available:

Two-Day Spoon Carving Course
 

​A two day course covering:
 

  • Making at least two projects.

  • Wood; selection, storage & properties.

  • ​Knife & axe skills.

  • Tool selection & sharpening.

Knife Skills & Whittling Course

A one day course covering:

  • Knife selection.

  • Knife skills.

  • Knife sharpening.

  • Wood selection.

  • Making a number of projects.

One-Day Spoon Carving Course
A one day course covering:
 
  • Basic knife & axe skills.
  • Tool sharpening.
  • Making a simple spoon.
Introduction to Spoon Decoration
 
A one day course covering:
 
  • Stab work.
  • Basic engraving techniques.
  • Decorating a spoon (provided).
All courses include the following:

  • Tools and wood supplied.

  • Wood to take home.

  • Course notes.

  • Lunch and refreshments.

  • Gift Voucher.

The course fee is £150 per person per day. 

In order to arrange private tuition, please email Martin using the contact form here.

About Martin

Martin Damen is a Maker of Hand-Carved Spoons and Bowls.  Traditional hand tools are used by Martin to make his spoons and bowls from timber sourced from within 10 miles of the workshop.

Martin teaches a range of courses at his workshop on a private tuition basis.

© 2020 by Martin Damen, Maker of Hand-Carved Spoons & Bowls.

Banbury, Oxfordshire | martin[at]martindamen.com | 01295-758519

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