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Butter Knife Carving Class

Butter Knife Carving Class

Duration:1.5 hours total
Includes:Food, Drinks and Equipment
Languages:Offered in English

About your host

Product designer and maker Melanie Abrantes runs her own business in Oakland and sells her designs in small shops and retail stores nationwide, including Urban Outfitters and West Elm. She's been featured in Martha Stewart Living, Anthology, Domino magazine, Dwell, and Bon Appétit. She is the author of Penguin Random House's book, "Carve, A Simple Guide to Whittling".
Melanie
Melanie
Melanie
Melanie

What we’ll do

Japanese wood carving is rooted in personal wellness, relaxation, and an age-old meditative tradition of making with your hands. For me, it's the best way to express and channel my creative energy as a designer. I will teach you how to hand carve your own wooden butter knife using traditional Japanese tools and techniques. The class will start with a slow breathing exercise that leads into a…

What else you should know

Please wear closed toe shoes, and clothes you dont mind getting dirty. We will be carving and making a beautiful mess! Our studio entrance is in the back of the building near the traintracks.

What I’ll provide

Snacks
Charcuterie Board
Drinks
Refreshing Juices Water
Equipment
wood blank tools and finsihes
Melanie
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ﺩ.ﺇ284 per person
ﺩ.ﺇ284 per person