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Thu, May 21


Morse High School

Coal-Burned Spoon Carving

Learn to use a coal-from the fire and a sharp knife to carve a beautiful wooden spoon.

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Coal-Burned Spoon Carving
Coal-Burned Spoon Carving

Time & Location

May 21, 2020, 6:00 PM – 9:00 PM

Morse High School, 826 High St, Bath, ME 04530, USA

About the event

Among the oldest known discovered spoons is one that ages 21,000 years. Eating food with spoons is truly an ancient human skill! No special knives required: we can use a glowing coal from the campfire to burn the hole for the bowl, and a utility knife, or carving knife, (or knapped stone saw) to craft the body of the spoon.  This is a simple, safe introduction to the wide world of wood carving. If you've done it before, come again and practice! 


Learn basic knife safety, several different fundamental carving techniques, and how to use a burning coal from the fire to make a spoon bowl. $40 includes all required tools, materials, and tuition. Also, carving knives will be available for sale.

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 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 available for paid classes on an as-needed basis and nobody will ever be turned away for lack of funds. All donations are tax-deductible.

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