Woodcarving 101 Workshop at the Rare Trades Centre

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Learn everything you need to know to get started woodcarving with Olivia O’Connor.

This full-day workshop is an absolute must for anyone wanting to expand their woodcarving skills and knowledge.

They will cover timber selection, tool selection, the different carving cuts, how to secure your work for carving, tool sharpening basics, and grain direction.

You will leave with a project that encompasses all that you have learnt throughout the day.

Held at Ballarat’s Australian Centre for Rare Arts and Forgotten Trades, a world-class facility dedicated to learning and preserving Australia’s rare arts and trades through a series of workshops, masterclasses, events, and residencies.

Content: Centre for Rare Arts and Forgotten Trades

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  • Actively welcomes people with access needs.

  • Fri 2 Aug

9am–5pm

Centre for Rare Arts & Forgotten Trades

Bradshaw Street, Ballarat VIC 3350

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$365 per person


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Accessibility Information

  • Actively welcomes people with access needs.

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