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Kuksa Carving Workshop at Hanwell Wine Estate

Rural Antics at Hanwell Wine Estate, Melton Road, Hickling Pastures, Nottinghamshire, England, LE14 3QG
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Hanwell Wine Estate
Satuday 14 March 2020 | 9.45am - 4.15pm
£95

Take carving to another level and enjoy the unique and satisfying experience learning to craft your own Swedish Kuksa cup, all in the beautiful surroundings of Hanwell Wine Estate. 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, knife and how to hollow the Kuksa safely and efficiently.

By the end of the day you will have completed your very own Kuksa cup and mastered the basic skills sufficiently to be able to practice on your own.

Summary of workshop content : Kuksa design, 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 throughout the day and a two-course homemade lunch served with a glass of wine.

What is a Kuksa? – Known as Kasa in Swedish, Kuksa in Finnish or Guksi by the Sami People, carved from green wood these drinking vessels are a joy to make and use.

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