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AFS: Intro. to Chip Carving w/ Dennis Wilson

September 10, 2022 @ 9:00 am - September 11, 2022 @ 4:00 pm


2 days. 9am-4pm. Tuition $210. Member Tuition $170. Materials fee $25.  


This course will introduce students to the traditional craft of chip carving – a type of woodcarving in which a small knife is used to incise decorative floral and geometric designs into basswood or butternut. The design is created by the removal of small pieces (chips) of the wood. Chip carving is an ancient, traditional craft. Chip carved plates, jewelry and keepsake boxes, trays, breadboards, furniture and other items can make wonderful gifts and also decorate the home with traditional motifs. Some previous carving experience is helpful, but not necessary.  Students will learn to carve a variety of practice designs already drawn on a board and may complete a round ornament as well.


NOTE:  Chip carving knives will be supplied by the school. Students wishing to purchase a chip carving knife should do so from either mychipcarving.com or chipcarving.com. An Introductory Chip Carving book may be helpful as well.


September 10, 2022 @ 9:00 am
September 11, 2022 @ 4:00 pm
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Adirondack Folk School
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Lake Luzerne, NY 12846 United States
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