A quick note, to say I had a great weekend on the course...........
COURSE NOW FULL BUT GET IN TOUCH IF YOU'D LIKE TO GO ON OUR RESERVE LIST.
Dates: Monday 20 - Friday 24 Aug 2018
Oversjodalen, Hedmark, Eastern Norway
Cost per person, tent accomodation: £700
Cost per person, cabin accomodation: £780
FOR MORE INFORMATION AND TO BOOK, PLEASE EMAIL CLAIRE OR MAURICE
Inspiring 5 day course with master Swedish wood craftsman Jogge Sundqvist.
The venue for this special event is our wooden house and woodland in the mountains of eastern Norway, an inspiring and breath taking environment for woodcraft.
Includes accommodation either in one of our large bell tents (each sleeps two people) or our new stavlaft cabin (which can sleep 2 people), delicious home cooked food throughout and collection and return transport from Tolga Train station.
Learn to carve naturally crooked and bent wood freshly harvested from the forest to make beautiful and functional carved objects.
Make items such as ladles, eating spoons, shrink boxes and coat hangers.
A course those who want to learn how to creatively and skilfully work wood from one of the world's most creative wood craftsmen..
Suitable for beginners or experienced woodworkers wanting to improve their technique.
Learn the whole process, from log to final product including the finer points of carving with an axe and knife.
For this unique course, renowned craftsman Jögge Sundqvist is travelling specially from Kasamark in SWEDEN to our house and workshop in the Hola Valley, Hedmark, Norway
S u r o l l e, alias Jögge SUNDQVIST is a colourful professional woodworker, author of woodworking books and a film producer. He was born in northern Sweden and introduced to craft at a very early age by his father Wille.
Jögge’s main inspiration comes from Swedish self-sufficiency and folk art.
He works just like craftsmen from the past with natural grown bent wood using the knife, axe and shaving horse.
“……natural forms rule but it is surolle’s gaze that chooses and makes the decisions……….”
Look at his craft and art at: www.surolle.se
It has been neccessary to arrange this course a long time in advance, to find out more about this course or to book please get in touch.
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