“18th Century Wood Carving with Kaare Loftheim"

Over two days students will have the amazing opportunity to learn the fundamentals of traditional wood carving from one of the world’s most experienced hand tool woodworkers, Kaare Loftheim. Kaare spent the past 40 years as a cabinetmaker in the Anthony Hay’s cabinet shop at Colonial Williamsburg. Students will properly shape and sharpen their carving gouges, learn wood carving fundamentals through some preliminary carving exercises, then implement their new skills into carving the traditional ball and claw foot. This class is open to beginners, but will also be helpful to those with some more advanced carving experience. Visit the website link for class details and registration.