Beginning Carving Class
The Beginning Carving Class is for those who have never carved before, or are beginning carvers. The class will cover carving knives and basic knife cuts, safety, use and selection of other (U&V) tools, sharpening, character eyes and hair, sanding, finishing (Painting). The student will carve a finger to learn basic knife cuts, work on a snake to learn to work with wood grain, and select one or more of about 14 projects ranging in difficulty from very easy to more difficult. Students will finish carving and painting at least one project. The class fee is $20 and all material is furnished by the instructor. The class size will be minimum 1 student and maximum 10 students at beginner skill level.
Tools required: All tools and supplies are available from the instructor. If you have a Carving glove and or some tools bring them.
Cost is $20. Note: there will be no power carving. The $25 deposit for the class is applied toward the cost of the class. The remainder of the fees are due to the instructor at the start of class.