Kolrosing & Chip Carving (AP 29/03)

Kolrosing & Chip Carving (AP 29/03)


Friday 29th March 2019 1pm-5 pm

London Green Wood, Abney Park Cemetery, London, N16 0LH.

A half-day workshop focusing on this traditional decoration.

You will learn the techniques of kolrosing including how to lay out a pattern, execute neat cuts, oil and how to add colourant before burnishing.

We’ll also cover chip carving, where we’ll learn various techniques and several simple patterns/ designs.

If you have have any suitable knives please bring them with you. If you want to decorate any spoons bring them along, otherwise we will be practicing on prepared boards. No previous spoon carving experience is necessary.


We’re delighted to be hosted by Jo and the team at London Green Wood in their outdoor woodland workshop based in Abney Park Cemetery, Stoke Newington, London, N16 0LH.

Please take a look at their website for directions.

Check them out on Instagram too.

There will be a maximum of 10 students.


Tea, coffee and biscuits provided. Please arrive by 12.30 to allow time for introductions so we can start promptly at 1pm.




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