Ruthin Craft Centre
The Centre for the Applied Arts


Portfolio – block 1: Tom Hanson

Woodcarving – FOR 14–18 YEAR OLDS 30 & 31 July 11.00am – 4.00pm Each 2-day block is £20 or attend all 3 blocks (6 workshops) for £50

Tom Hanson works from his home in North Wales, he gives woodcarving and stickmaking demonstrations, and regularly runs woodcarving courses. His love of the countryside and its inhabitants are brought to life in wood using traditional and contemporary tools.

The workshop – In this two day workshop the first day will be spent learning how to use the necessary tools and equipment safely, before being shown how to transfer designs to wood. The next step is to learn how to make marks in and carve into the wood. The second day will be spent using the skills learnt to create your own carved wooden leaf to take away.