Member Reservation: Greenwood Spoon Carving Workshop


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Learn how to carve a spoon out of a freshly cut greenwood with just a couple of traditional hand tools. In this workshop, you will be making a traditional Swedish spoon to get a better understanding of the design of utilitarian wooden objects. You will also learn to safely use the following wood carving hand tools, a hook knife, whittling knife, and hatchet. During the course of the day, you will enjoy the pleasant nature of working with greenwood with its clean wood shavings without the mess of sawdust.

Beginner skill level.

Keunho Peter Park is an international artist, woodworker, and instrument maker who teaches at the University of the Arts in Philadelphia. He holds a B.F.A in painting from South Korea’s Kookmin University and an M.F.A. in Woodworking and Furniture Design from the Rochester Institute of Technology. Park is also the recipient of the Philadelphia Museum of Art Craft Show’s Wharton Esherick award and the Windgate resident artist at Indiana University of Pennsylvania.

The Center for Art in Wood is a non-profit museum located in Philadelphia that interprets, nurtures and champions creative engagement and expansion of art, craft and design in wood to enhance the public’s understanding and appreciation.

All materials are included in the cost of the workshop.

Cancelation Policy
Cancelations of a workshop must be made by email. The Center will offer a full refund if notice is given at least 30 days before the workshop. Refunds will not be given after that date.

The Center for Art in Wood reserves the right to cancel a workshop due to severe weather or unforeseen circumstances. Participants will be notified in advance and offered a full refund.

For questions contact Katie Sorenson, Community Engagement Manager at or 215-923-8000 ext 103.


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