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“Spooning” with Nature – Woodcarving with Ken Benton

January 8, 2022 @ 12:00 PM - 5:00 PM

$50

Saturday, January 8 | 12 – 5 pm
$50 | 12 participants


Learn the story behind the wood as we go from log to spoon.  We’ll follow the process covering  tree identification, natural history, ethical harvest and processing from the round into billets. Moving indoors, we’ll learn to read the grain while laying out patterns and carving away all wood that isn’t spoon.  By the end of the day you’ll come away with a nearly finished spoon with a built in story to tell dinner guests while serving food. Bring your own fixed blade knife and come dressed for the weather. Led by NBNC Teacher-Naturalist Ken Benton


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Date:
January 8, 2022
Time:
12:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Cost:
$50
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Venue

North Branch Nature Center
713 Elm Street
Montpelier, Vermont 05602