Bowl carving with Dave Fisher

June 7th & 8th
        OR June 10th &11th, 2019            $375

You'll begin with a log and Dave will lead you in visualizing, laying out, hollowing, hewing, and slicing your way to a graceful and functional bowl. 

 

As the chips fly, Dave will focus on techniques and skills that are transferable to a variety of bowl designs. 

 

All experience levels are welcome.  

Tools & materials

Students should bring a hollowing adze*, carving hatchet, bent gouge, and sloyd knife*.  Also, a large pencil compass or dividers similar to this 12" model. A serviceable compass can even be made with some strips of wood and a bolt for a pivot point.  Other tools that may come in handy are a drawknife or pushknife, spokeshave, and a pencil* for writing on green wood.  Other gouges, hooks, etc. are welcome too -- we'll figure it out!  

 

General information on bowl carving tools and more is available at Dave's blog (there is a topic list and a search feature), and website.

Materials are included.

*Plymouth CRAFT will have Morakniv 106 sloyd knives, Musgrove pencils and a small stock of Jason Lonon bowl adzes for sale. More info about those last upon registration. Dave's blog about Jason's work.

  • Satisfying and delicious lunches are included with registration.

  • Optional onsite lodging. Also, a nearby camping option. Details sent to registrants.

  • Each session limited to 12 participants.

  • Both sessions 9-4 at Overbrook House, 5 Old Head of the Bay Road, Buzzards Bay MA.

  • Plymouth CRAFT Green Woodworking Scholarship spots available. Apply NOW through February 6th!

  • In between the two sessions, come to Plymouth CRAFT's first SPOON DAY, June 9th. 

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