Beginning Relief Carving

  • June 15, 2022
  • July 01, 2022
  • 5 sessions
  • June 15, 2022, 1:00 PM 4:00 PM (EDT)
  • June 17, 2022, 1:00 PM 4:00 PM (EDT)
  • June 22, 2022, 1:00 PM 4:00 PM (EDT)
  • June 24, 2022, 1:00 PM 4:00 PM (EDT)
  • July 01, 2022, 1:00 PM 4:00 PM (EDT)
  • HatchSpace 22 High Street, Brattleboro, VT 05301
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No woodworking experience required. 

Come learn how to carve with traditional European and Japanese carving tools. Through demonstrations and hands on practice, you can see what just a couple of carving tools can do. Play with techniques and chisels to carve a design out of basswood. The class also includes a discussion of tool maintenance and sharpening. 

If you have cloth gloves, please bring them. Tools and materials are provided.  

5 sessions Wednesdays and Fridays  |  1pm - 4pm
June 15, 17, 22, 24 and July 1
Cost: $221.25 members; $265.50 supporters; 
$295 non-members

Financial aid may be available. Contact for details.

Instructor:  Noriko Isogai

Noriko started carving Buddha statues for temples while living in Japan about forty years ago. Since moving to the United States, she expanded her carving techniques to create her own style. Her work has been shown through the League of New Hampshire Craftsmen, as well as the Putney Craft Tour. She works mostly on commission. 

Payment and Refund Policy

Payment is due at the time of registration. Unpaid registrations are subject to cancellation.

Full refunds or a class credit can be provided if you cancel at least 14 days before the start of the class by contacting or by calling 802-257-3935.

There are no refunds, transfers, make-ups or deferments for missed classes.

HatchSpace reserves the right to cancel any class for any reason. A class may be canceled in the event the minimum number of students for the class is not reached. In this case, registrants will receive a full refund or class credit, and notified by valid email provided at registration.

HatchSpace is a project of The Hatch, Inc., a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization  •  Brattleboro, VT  •  •  (802) 257-3935
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