Spoon Carving Workshop
With Yuri Moldenhauer
April 29 - 30, 2017
Please join us for the weekend (a two day workshop) as we learn an
old scandinavian tradition of spoon carving. The workshop will be
held at Norwegian Wood Retreat just south of Princeton, MN.
The workshop will start with a walk in the woods to identify where
the best spoons can be found and end with using it! There will be
lots of skills and safety tips learned from start to finish. Bring a
bandaid just in case. The class will be taught by local craftsman Yuri
As Yuri would describe his wood working experience: “I have
been involved with some type of wood working pretty much my
entire life. I am a carpenter by trade. I found spoon carving
around 10 yrs ago after seeing the work of the late Frank
Foltz. He mentored me and started me on my love of spoon
carving and Buckthorn. I have been teaching for around 7
years now and love to get people interested and involved in the
Bring your own sloyd knives. If you don’t have basic tools,
please let us know so that we have enough for you to borrow.
Carving materials will be provided.
Weekend Retreat rate includes Saturday overnight shared
room accommodations, meals on Saturday and Sunday,
and spoon carving instruction - $250. Class will be held
from about 9 a.m. until about 4 p.m. both Saturday and
Rate without overnight accommodations includes spoon
carving instruction and lunch - $150 for both days.
Deadline for registration is March 30, 2017. Class will be limited to 8 carvers. Please call 651-335-3449 or email
email@example.com to reserve a spot before deadline. Payment is accepted with check, cash, credit