Sold OutSpoon Carving Workshop

Event Phone: 207-625-3396

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  • Participant
    May 14, 2022
    9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Join us for a day of hands-on spoon carving! This class will focus on carving techniques so you can continue making spoons and kitchen utensils to your heart’s content. Each participant will be provided with up to three hardwood blanks to make their own spoon or spatula. Local hardwood choices include cherry, maple, apple, and birch.
No carving experience needed; but first time spoonmakers may only have time to complete one spoon on the day of class. Those with more experience may complete two or three.
Shave horses, tools, and materials are all provided; some sharpening basics and finishing techniques will also be covered on the day of class. Come prepared to get dirty, have fun, and give your hand muscles a workout.
Additional spoon blanks and carving tools can be purchased from the instructor on the day of the class.
Woodworking Class: Spoon Carving with Ken Wise

Saturday, May 14th
9 a.m. – 4 p.m. (with a half hour break for lunch)
Instructor: Ken Wise
Tuition and materials: $60
Class limit: 8 participants (and we’ll need at least 3 to continue with the class)

All of our hands-on classes are designed for those ages 18+.  We ask folks to bring their own lunches, and we ask all participants to be vaccinated for COVID-19.

About the Instructor, Ken Wise:

Ken Wise lives in Brunswick, Maine and enjoys making useful things out of wood. He has been a carpenter for most of his career, building cabins and homes all over Maine, quite often with owners or groups of students. In recent years, Ken has focused on creating carved spoons, turned bowls, canoe paddles and Wildlife Art to sell in Fairs, Festivals and Galleries. Teaching has become an important part of his work as it gives him an opportunity to share the skills and joys of woodworking with others. Read more about Ken’s work at:


Venue Phone: 207 625 3396

Venue Website:

22 Hampshire St, Hiram, Maine, 04041, United States