What do a doctor, a teenager, a farmer and a fireman have in common? These are some of the people who have attended Zoe’s woodcarving classes and produced some wonderful woodcarvings. Each person works on his or her own individual project, be it a carving in relief, in the round or sculptural, lettering or furniture decoration, and is taught how to use hand tools correctly and safely in the relaxed and informal classes.
Other than being aged over 8 years there is no age barrier and you do not need to be artistic nor to have any woodworking experience to enjoy woodcarving. Being an ideal family activity for all ages, you can also share an interest with your youngsters and spend creative leisure time with them away from home in a relaxed and friendly environment. For many, woodcarving is an engaging hobby and a break from the cares of life.
This page shows you some students with their first woodcarvings, several of which were carved by people who had never used hand tools before coming to their woodcarving lessons or had no previous experience of working with wood. You can also see how some of Zoe’s students have progressed with their woodcarvings over time, and see some woodcarvings that have been made by children.