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Gonk Carving Workshop

Hanwell Wine Estate, Hickling Pastures, Melton Mowbray, Leicestershire, LE14 3QG

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Sunday 30th June | 2024 | 10am to 1.00pm
Hanwell Wine Estate
£75 per person 

Enjoy a unique and satisfying experience crafting your own gonk from green wood at this fabulous new workshop.

A popular carving workshops, you will have time to relax, chat and experience for yourself the rewards of working with wood. Martin your tutor will share with you his years of carving experience and knowledge of tools and materials to use. You will learn a range of cutting and carving techniques using an axe and knife and how to shape your object safely and efficiently.

By the end of the session you will have hand carved your own wonderful gonk and mastered the basic skills sufficiently to be able to practice on your own.

Summary of workshop content : design and shape, carving techniques, surface treatment and finishing, tool selection and usage and health and safety of when using craft tools.

This workshop is suitable for both complete novices and people with experience of working with wood. All materials and tools are provided along with refreshments.

Outline of the day:
Arrive 5 minutes prior to start time
Welcome with light refreshments
Introduction to tools and health and safety; get hands on with your tools
Refreshments
Home time with your beautiful wooden gonk hand carved by you!

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