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Introduction to Carving & Advanced Carving Skills

Learn why the Mayan culture called a knife the “tooth of the Earth.”

Study basics of
* knife safety,
* carving methods,
* handling a knife,
* blade care, including sharpening.

And make your own kit!

Mentoring knifeImagine this: listening/telling cool stories, carving, being outside in nature, shaping our craft with our hearts and hands…the smell of fresh cut wood…developing proficiency in knife skills, and spending time in community with our Earthwork family and growing our circles of connection with others who value this experience.

PS: Bring your bow drill, walking sticks, bows, and other crafts that you want to share or need some attention.

WHO: Adults, Teens, Families with children 8 years+
WHERE: Anywhere in the Hilltowns and Pioneer Valley of Western Massachusetts
WHEN: (for current schedule, visit our Calendar)
HOW MUCH: prepaid–$50/adult/workshop, $30/child with adult; add $10/person if paid day of


CONTACT US if you’d like to see this Workshop on the Calendar!