Mon, May 20|
Merrymeeting Adult Education
Carving Chopsticks and Jam Spreaders
Gain a comprehensive overview of knives and how to use them. Practice using metal and stone knives to carve some basic eating implements from wood: fine chopsticks and/or a jam spreader.
Time & Location
May 20, 2024, 5:00 PM – 7:30 PM
Merrymeeting Adult Education, 35 Republic Ave, Topsham, ME 04086, USA
About the event
The knife is, perhaps, the most important tool. For thousands of years, humans have used knives made of metal and stone to cut, scrape, carve, dig, gouge and separate various materials so they can be used or consumed. Knives are still used, of course, in the modern world, but many of us have forgotten how to use them anywhere outside the kitchen. We can enhance our own sense of confidence and resilience by practicing basic knife safety skills, and have fun carving!
Gain a comprehensive overview of knives and how to use them. Practice using metal and stone knives to carve some basic eating implements from wood: fine chopsticks and/or a jam spreader. Next, try to make a spinning top! We’ll cover safety, techniques, good form, and various basic carving projects.
Space in this class is limited. Preregistration, along with a paid deposit, is required to reserve a spot in the class. Deposits may be fully refunded in the event of a cancellation a week or more before the class, if the space is filled. Refunds for last-minute cancellations are unfortunately not available. Please plan accordingly. Contact Rewild Maine at (207) 449-7738 or email@example.com if you have any questions.
Rewild Maine is a registered 501(c)3 non-profit organization. We depend on donations from the community to offer free classes and workshops and we are grateful for your support. Scholarships are always available for paid classes on an as-needed basis and nobody will ever be turned away for lack of funds. If you need financial assistance, please contact us. All donations are tax-deductible.
Instructor: Zack Rouda