Discover the traditional craftsmanship of wood carving and create your own masterpiece in George Town, Penang.
In this workshop, you will be introduced to the types of carving tools, and the correct ways to use them. There will also be a basic introduction to the types of wood, various techniques of wood carving, and the correct ways to carve according to wood grain. Basically, you will learn everything you need to know about wood carving from scratch. While getting hands-on experience in wood carving, you are also welcomed to interact and raise questions with our wood carving sifu, Mr Tong.
Meet up at the studio
Introduction to carpentry and wood carving
Mr Tong will brief you on the differences between carpentry and wood carving, and introduce the relationship between wood carving and the historic city of George Town.
Theory of woodwork
You will learn about the different wood carving tools and materials, various techniques of wood carving, and the making process of wood carving.
Demonstration and practical exercise
Mr Tong will brief you on the Dos and Don’ts in the studio. Safety is our first priority.
He will then demonstrate basic carving along his explanation for your better understanding. Afterwards, you can put the theory to the test by starting on your project. You could always seek advice or help from Mr Tong.
End of Workshop
You will walk away with a piece of your own masterpiece and all the knowledge you need about wood carving.
72, Lorong Carnarvon, George Town, 10100 George Town, Penang, MalaysiaHow to get there
By public transport Rapid Penang 1. ALL: Walking distance (750m) from KOMTAR Bus Terminal 2. Route 301: get off at Lebuh Carnarvon (walking distance 250m)