Join the MAD Carving Tour on the East Coast!

Join the MAD Carving Tour on the East Coast!

Ready to try something new and relaxing?

Come join us on the MAD Carving Tour as we travel along the East Coast with our fun and hands-on carving workshops. We’ll teach you how to carve beautiful wooden spoons and bowls using traditional Japanese tools and techniques.

Let’s take a look at our tour stops and what each workshop has in store for you:

1. The Hamptons Workshop

The Hamptons Spoon Carving Workshop

Kick off your carving adventure in the peaceful Hamptons. In this cozy studio, you’ll learn how to carve your own wooden spoon. We’ll guide you through everything from choosing the right wood to using the carving tools. By the end, you’ll have a lovely handmade spoon and a new hobby to enjoy.

Date: Friday, August 9th, 2024
1:00 pm - 3:30pm EST
Max Id NY Studio, 1 Tradesman Path, Bridgehampton, NY 11932


2. Brooklyn Workshop

Brooklyn Bowl Carving Workshop

In Brooklyn, we’re offering a special bowl carving workshop at Craftsman Ave. This class is all about creating your own wooden bowl. We’ll teach you how to carve both the inside and outside of the bowl using Japanese tools. You’ll end up with a unique piece that you can proudly display or use at home.

Saturday, August 13th, 2024
 6:00 pm - 10:00pm EST
Location: Craftsman Ave., 117 11th Street, Brooklyn, NY 11215


3. Philadelphia Workshop

Philadelphia Spoon Carving Workshop

Join us in the lively city of Philadelphia at the cool Yowie Hotel. This evening workshop is perfect for winding down after a busy day. We’ll show you step-by-step how to carve a wooden spoon, from the initial design to the finishing touches. You’ll leave with a beautiful spoon and a sense of accomplishment.

Date: Thursday, August 15th, 2024
6:00 pm - 9:00pm EST
Location: Yowie Hotel, 226 South St, Philadelphia, PA 19147



What’s Included:

  • Wood Blanks: Choose from spoon or bowl blanks depending on the workshop.
  • Japanese Tools: Spoon gouges, bowl gouges, straight chisels, carving knives, and more.
  • Finishing Materials: Sandpaper and wood butter to give your piece a polished look.
  • Instructions: Handwritten guides to help you continue your carving practice at home.
  • Refreshments: Enjoy snacks and drinks throughout the session.

No experience needed! Whether you’re a complete beginner or have some carving experience, you’ll have a great time. Plus, you can buy the tools at a discount to keep carving at home.


Ready to Join Us?

Don’t miss out on this chance to learn a new skill, meet great people, and create something special. Sign up now and join us on the MAD Carving Tour!

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We can’t wait to carve with you!