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Wooden Spoon Carving Class

CALL: 503-645-2790
EMAIL: [email protected]

October 20, 2019

Yamhill Valley Heritage Center, McMinnville

sponsored by
Yamhill County Historical Society 

Sunday, October 20, 2019Starting 9:30 am

Yamhill Valley Heritage Center
11275 SW Durham Lane
McMinnville, OR 97127

Cost: $50 per person at the door

About the Instructor:

Emilie Rigby has been carving green wood and making spoons for 8 years. She has traveled across the country, teaching woodworking and outdoor skills. She landed in Portland, OR in 2017 where she ran a teaching wood shop for a prominent outdoor skills company. With 6 years of teaching experience, she has taught people aged 8 to 80 how to carve spoons. She is a self-professed “crazy spoon lady” because she has made thousands of wooden spoons. Her classes are full of useful tips and tricks, metaphors for life, and terrible (amazing) puns.

What to Bring
·         A notebook and writing utensil
·         Water bottle and snacks
·         Work gloves (optional)
·         Whatever tools you have that you want to talk about (optional)

What to Expect
We will go through the entire process of spoon carving, from log to finished spoon while learning how to safely use a saw, hook knife and straight knife. The class blends demo time and work time in order to maximize learning. We take regular breaks for snacks and show-and-tell. You’ll leave the class with a head full of knowledge and a unique wooden spoon. All materials and tools are included, with the option to purchase tools to take home at the end of class or with registration. Puns included at no additional charge

For more information on the class:
Call:  Ike Bay –  503-645-2790

For more information about the instructor:

[email protected]

@emiliesrigby on Instagram


Woodworking by Emilie Rigby on Facebook