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Foster Farm

Carve a Cooking Spoon

Come learn to carve a wooden cooking spoon!

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Carve a Cooking Spoon
Carve a Cooking Spoon

Time & Location

Jun 25, 2022, 10:00 AM – 4:00 PM

Foster Farm, 22 Loud Lane, Warner, NH, USA


About the event

Come learn to carve a spoon! This class will start with safety and knife grip instruction as well as a demonstration of roughing out spoon blanks with an axe. Students will be able to practice on some small scraps of birch before beginning to carve their own cooking spoon.

This class is taught by Green Woodworker Joel Paul of 13 Stars Design in Stratham, NH who uses traditional tools to make chairs, bowls, spoons, and other wooden objects that recall a bygone age. A particular focus is hand carved spoons, which are the gateway to green woodworking and can be made using just a few special tools - the carving axe, straight knife and curved spoon knife. Keeping the craft tradition alive and fostering a mentality of respect for our natural environment is his ultimate goal.

Limited to 8 participants 

Cost: $100

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Scholarship info: We want to make these workshops as accessible as possible. If the cost is prohibitive to you for any reason, please reach out to Ellie at to inquire about scholarship opportunities.

Classes will all be taught outside under a tent, with a backup plan in case of rain. The location at Foster Farm is rustic, and participants should be comfortable being outdoors for the full day. Please bring your own lunch and anything else you need to be comfortable. Seating will be provided and there is a composting outhouse. 

Contact Ellie Brown at with any questions.


  • Spoon Carving

    The cost of this course includes a Mora 106 carving knife and a Mora 164 hook knife for all students.

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  • Scholarship Fund Donation

    Donate an additional 10% of this workshop fee to our Scholarship Fund. If you would like to donate more, please visit the Scholarship Fund Event on the main events page.

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