Wood carving Workshop

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About The Wood Carving Workshop

In our wood carving workshop, you will work on your personal project: a decorative carving to take with you home.

Initially, I offer you many designs to choose from for your own personal project. You will learn how to use carving chisels, use of related tools, equipment, cuts and I will guide you through the creative process to completion of the project.

I will be guiding and helping you from the beginning until you are finished with your project. Groups are small so I will spend enough time with every participant for a one to one experience.

We will also talk about different types of wood and stone, tools, sharpening, finishing and staining etc. And I will be always on hand to answer your questions and share my experience with you of this beautiful and ancient art. In the Viking Age, wood was used for homes, for ships, for barns and other buildings, as well as for farming implements and household objects, and many other uses.

This workshop is a great way to learn and motivate those who want to create something ambitious they might not try on their own. The results are often amazing. Carving and sculpting are an immensely satisfying activity that can decorate your life and your home. Come and discover the world of wood carving.

Availability

Saturday and Sunday from 9:30 am.

Any day for group booking of 5 people or more.

Max # of participants allowed 10

Price for one day workshop

ISK 64,500 total with 1 or 2 people

ISK 22,800 per person with 3 participants

ISK 21,800 per person with 4 participants or more

Included

Materials, use of tools and the carving you make

Coffee, tea, water

Duration

6 hours per day


About the host

I’m a sculptor born and raised in Iceland. I started out wood carving and gradually progressed into sculpting over the years. I currently travel around the world to present exhibitions and teach.

In addition to being part of private collections around the world, my work is on permanent public display in several locations in the world including Iceland, the United States and China.

I have recently became city sculptor.

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Booking

This experience is booked on request. We will let you know within 72 hours whether your booking request has been accepted or not. No payment will be requested until the booking is confirmed.

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Why booking with us

  • No booking fees or any hidden cost

  • Best price guarantee

  • Count on us to be there by your side

  • Creative Iceland’s Original

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Weatherproof

This activity takes place rain or shine

Skill level

None, basic, intermediate to experienced

Language

English, German or Dutch

Other booking options

One or two day workshop available

Amenities

Supermarket, burger restaurant, craft shops, free parking

Meeting at/location

Kopavogur, 10 minute drive from downtown Reykjavik. Public bus available to get to the location. Address will be provided after booking.

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