Portland, OR 2022 Art and Soul Workshops

Workshop Details

Stan Peterson
9:00 - 4:30
Tue/Wed March 15-16

Intro into the Art of Whittling - Carve A Spirit Bird

$ 340  


Does a certain bird or animal seem to speak to you unconsciously? Is it a special day when you have that encounter? Learn basic whittling skills with safety and good humor. Basswood is easy to carve and with quickset glues, you can add other pieces as well as subtract. A mistake becomes a discovery and your spirit will be pleased.
No experience is necessary. You will learn the skills in 2 days and be able to carve on your own at home.

Materials Fee $ 25 paid at beginning of class includes:

Bench hook ( a simple device for turning any table into a workbench)
loaner tools

Supplies Needed  to bring for Class:

A Kevlar glove is required for the hand holding the wood.
A new Flexcut knife and gouge which come factory sharpened
 (available at Woodcrafters, Portland)