Carved Face in Wood
July 1, 2018

Carving Faces in Wood

  • Carving Faces - Day 1 of 2
     November 10, 2018
     10:00 am - 2:30 pm
  • Carving Faces - Day 2 of 2
     November 11, 2018
     10:00 am - 2:30 pm
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Learn how to carve a realistic human face in wood that will take on a hidden personality as you carve, just like this one, carved from basswood:

Carved Face in Wood

You will learn about getting facial proportions right, how to start roughing it out and how to finish it. Everyone will go home with one or more (up to 3) carved faces.

Here is the instructor, preparing the first template:

Registration Includes

Instruction, practice materials, carving blanks (basswood). There is a registration option that includes all tools you’ll need for class.

Skill Level

This class is appropriate for any skill level

Best for Ages…

18 and up

You should bring…

  • Definitely:
    • Small to medium size gouge/chisel set
    • #11 X-Acto knife with extra blades and handles
    • A mallet (any size up to 20 oz) can be handy (mallets have wooden or rubber heads)
  • Useful but not required:
    • Regular straight chisels are also useful (one 1/2″ chisel would be sufficient for this class)

Also, you are welcome to bring a bag lunch, or buy lunch from the Dovetail Cafe (the folk school’s in-house cafe!)


1917 W Superior St, Duluth, Minnesota, 55806, United States


Located on street level. Handicapped accessible.

Main Floor Space


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Duluth Folk School
1917 W Superior St
Duluth, MN 55806
(218) 481-7888


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