$80 – $200

Spoon Making for Fun - Sat Mornings

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KOITOYA Design/Make/Japanese Woodworking Class

1/7 William Street

Oaks Estate, ACT 2620


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Apply Now for March 2018 class

4 Saturday mornings starting 3 March

Dates: 3, 10, 17 & 24 March

9:00 am - 12:00 (3 hours)


Runs every 2nd month from March 2018

4 Saturday mornings

9:00 am - 12:00 (3 hours)

$200 for Introduction Program

$80 for Continuing Students

Lecturer: Nobuyuki Ohashi (Thor's Hammer)

You start your first month with an introduction program to get basic skills in spoon and cutlery making using wood

If you choose to continue for a second month, you can get access to workshop, tools, timber and tutoring from Nobuyuki to make various kinds of wooden cutlery.

This class is designed so that you can enjoy continuously making a range of handmade wooden cutlery

You are most welcome to join any month`s class for the introduction program.

2018 Yearly Schedule

Spoon class will run every 2nd month form March.

March, May, July, September, November

Saturday mornings, 9:00 am - 12:00 (3 hours)

Introduction program

- for your first Spoon Making experience ($200)

Introduction program is designed to give you the skills and ideas for making a spoon. You will use relatively soft timber to get an easy start. You will make a Dessert spoon, which is a relatively small spoon, to begin with. There will be adequate time for you to finish it in detail, while giving you further information about methods for making other spoons. Skills to be taught include bandsaw safety, knife carving, sharpening and how to finish/coat your spoon.

Continuing Students

- Join the class on a continuing basis for a special low fee ($80 per month)

Carving a small piece of timber into a wooden spoon is fun and relaxing. We encourage people continue after finishing your introduction class. Continuous classes will have access to the workshop and tools for making your own personally designed spoons and forks. You pay for monthly classes.

About Tutor

Nobuyuki Ohashi is professional furniture maker working at Thor's Hammer. Nobuyuki is passionate about wooden cutlery making and has exhibited his works in exhibitions in Canberra and Japan. He is originally from Japan and has 9 years of experience as a wood worker.

What you can gain

1. Your own hand made wooden item of cutlery eg spoons, forks, butter knives, salad servers etc.

2. Knowledge and hands-on skills about wooden making spoon using Japanese tools.

3. Carving chisel and Japanese Kuriko Knife skills.


Introduction $200 (including materials)

Continuing Students $80 (not including materials)

Class size

Up to 6 students

Number of staff

1~2 staff: Nobuyuki as main lecturer, Hiroshi as support


0-6 days: 20% cancellation fee if position is not filled.

More than 7 days notice: Full refund will be given.

Please apply through Eventbrite

If you have any questions, please contact Hiroshi.

KOITOYA Design/Make/Teach

Hiroshi Yamaguchi


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