Short Course – Wood Carving

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Learn how to safely select and use wood carving chisels and learn to develop traditional carved forms including lettering, incising, relief and sculptural work.  The course will be underpinned with study of ornament and development of form in relief enabling you to produce strong, carved forms as the course progresses.  You will develop your own wood carving through to completion by the end of the course.

To register your interest, please use our online form here

  • College certificate
  • Interest in woodworking, furniture and design
  • No prior experience necessary

You will need to bring:

  • Steel toe-capped boots (to be worn at all times while on course)
  • H or 2H pencils
  • Pencil sharpener
  • Eraser/rubber
  • Pens/pencils
  • Notebook/paper


  • More detail to follow but we will offer a variety of courses ranging from 2 and 4 day workshops, term-long Saturday courses and one or two week blocks over Easter and Summer 
  • Fees tbc and dependent on length of course. Please apply via website to register your interest and we will contact you with further details in due course 
  • N/A (college certification only)
  • Opportunity to gain material for portfolio or develop your experience in design
  • Other woodworking mainstream programme