Whippletree Junction, south of Duncan, Vancouver Island
November 18 and November 19 2017 from 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM
Next workshop is May 2018... Contact us to preregister!
This two day
workshop is specifically for those who have been interested in carving and
would like to enhance their present ability or "awaken a sleeping
Pictures of Previous Workshops
Herb Rice will introduce you to the art of
knife making and care. We will look at
the different types of wood available and discuss how to prepare and use
them. The intro course will deal with basic technique and design concept. Using traditional bent knives as well as straight knives, you will get a good grasp of the North West Coast carving techniques as you carve.
Some work will have to be done at home to finish off your carving, but you will learn all the cuts needed during class. All tools and materials will be provided.
Limber your fingers up and do some strengthening exercises, it takes up a lot more energy then you may think.
COST: $ 225.00
Due to the individual
attention offered, class size is limited so pre-registration and nonrefundable $100.00 deposit
Wood, designs and knives will be provided.
Knives will be available for purchase during the class.
Knife cost: Custom Knives