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Meet the teacher - David White - spoon carver & whittler

Updated: Apr 2, 2022

We would like to introduce one of the our tutors who will exhibiting as part of the Wernog Wood Collective Exhibition on 3-5 September 2021 in Wernog Wood, Llanbedr DC, Ruthin, LL15 1YE David will also be teaching a second knife fork and spoon carving course here on 2-3 October. Click here to find out more. David White - The Whittlings @thewhittlings is a tiny company in North Wales, making unique handmade tableware using traditional green woodworking techniques and native broadleaf species sourced from local woodlands. David's work is a reaction to his belief that life is getting more and more connected, online, and rushed, and that our use of the natural resources are more and more abstracted and commoditised. He sees that the things we use and surround ourselves with in our day-to-day lives are getting cheaper, mass produced, destined to last less and less time. His reaction to this is to spend time making the most basic things in life – something to eat with, something to eat from, something to sit on. To make them well, with an understanding and respect for trees they came from. Other exhibitors include: Bronte Adam - @bronteadamdesign Claire Acworth - @claireacworthjewellery Margaret Carter - @magsfaraway Mike Reid - @handcraftedleather Sarah Bartlem - @sarahbartlemceramics


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