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Intermediate Axe Work with Tom Bartlett of Sylva Spoon (Session #1)
April 23 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
From cleaving wood, using an axe safely and efficiently to create a blank or billet of proper proportions takes great skill to make spoons with awesome lines and shape. Tom Bartlett will provide handy axe carving tips and the steps he uses to finesse the billet into a lovely spoon shape with a pleasing crank. There is something special that happens when your axe work is both accurate and well planned, making the work much easier and pleasurable to get to a beautiful spoon.