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Butter Knife Carving Class

Butter Knife Carving Class

4 reviews
Japanese wood carving is rooted in personal wellness, relaxation, and an age-old meditative tradition of making with your hands. For me, it's the best way to express and channel my creative energy as a designer. I will teach you how to hand carve your own wooden butter knife using traditional Japanese tools and…
1.5 hours
Group size
Up to 10 people
Equipment, Drinks, Food
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What's included

Charcuterie Board
Refreshing Juices Water
wood blank tools and finsihes

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Product designer and maker Melanie Abrantes runs her own business in Oakland and sells her designs in small shops and retail stores nationwide, including Urban Outfitters and West Elm. She's been featured in Martha Stewart Living, Anthology, Domino magazine, Dwell, and Bon Appétit. She is the author of Penguin Random House's book, "Carve, A Simple Guide to Whittling".

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Where you'll be

Where we’ll be We will be in my wood working studio in Oakland, CA. My space is in an old tomato-factory with brick walls and lots of saw dust! Close to both west oakland bart and the 880 freeway.

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Cancellation policy

Any experience can be canceled and fully refunded within 24 hours of purchase.

Communication policy

Always communicate through Airbnb. To protect your payment, never transfer money or communicate outside of the Airbnb website or app.

Guest requirements

Up to 10 guests ages 12 and up can attend.

Government ID

You’ll need to take a picture of yourself that matches the photo on your ID. This is so Airbnb can confirm who’s actually going on the experience. You’ll only have to do this once.

More tips

Please wear closed toe shoes, and clothes you dont mind getting dirty. We will be carving and making a beautiful mess! Our studio entrance is in the back of the building near the traintracks.
Butter Knife Carving Class
4 reviews
$75 per person
4 reviews
$75 per person