Get a head start on your personal handmade Christmas gifts by creating some beautiful chip-carved ornaments. In this class you will learn the basics of chip carving technique along with knife sharpening, pattern application, and finishing. If you’ve already done some chip carving, Marty will teach you advanced techniques and tips. There will be a materials fee of $18 for at least 8 ornaments and practice boards. All tools and knives will be provided for your use.
Marty Leenhouts is a trained teacher and professional chip carver with over 30 years of experience. He has taught thousands to successfully chip carve and his lessons have been viewed over 2 million times online. He and his wife also own and operate Red Barn Retreats, where he teaches chip carving classes and where quilters, scrapbookers, family groups, weddings, and others gather for various retreat events.