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Spoon Making for Fun - Wed Night Class 2019

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KOITOYA Design/Make/Japanese Woodworking Class

1/7 William Street

Oaks Estate, ACT 2620


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Runs on a number of months in the first half of 2019 - see dates below!

4 Wednesday Nights

18:00 - 21:00 (3 hours)

$250 for Introduction Program

$100 for Continuing Students (2nd time)

$90 for Continuing Students (3rd time)

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. 2nd program gives you the chance to make a bigger sized spoon.

If you choose to continue for 3rd 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.

2019 Yearly Schedule

Spoon class will run on following months in the first half of 2019.

Schedule for the later half of 2019 is yet to be decided.

Wednesday Nights, 18:00 - 21:00 (3 hours)

Feburary 6, 13, 20, 27

March 6, 13, 20, 27

May 8, 15, 22, 29


Introduction Program

- for your first Spoon Making experience ($250)

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 ($100 for 2nd time, $90 for 3rd time)

Carving a small piece of timber into a wooden spoon is fun and relaxing. We encourage people to 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.

2nd program for continuing students

Making bigger spoon (Table spoon size), using supplied material (280 x 35 x 45 mm)

3rd program for continuing students

Now you can make any size of spoon or wooden cutlery.

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 10 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 $250 (including materials)

Continuing Students $100 (2nd, including materials), $90 (3rd, not including materials)

Class size

Up to 6 students

Number of staff

1 staff: Nobuyuki as main lecturer

How you apply.

Make a booking for each month you want to join. Application has to be made for each additional month.

You can chose any month to join.

First month of your enrolment must be Introduction program ($250).

For your second month, you can join as Continuing Students (2nd) ($100)

From your third month, you can join as Continuing Students (3rd~) ($90)


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

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

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If you have any questions, please contact Hiroshi.

KOITOYA Design/Make/Teach

Hiroshi Yamaguchi



KOITOYA Design/Make/Japanese Woodworking Class

1/7 William Street

Oaks Estate, ACT 2620


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Refund Policy

Refunds up to 7 days before event

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