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Ashland WI 54806



Here's the low down on the courses and events I'll be teaching or attending.  Titles in bold are links to sign up, get info, etc... Check them out! I also offer one-on-one intensive workshops throughout the year in spoon carving or pole lathe turning.  

I am offering an APPRENTICESHIP from November 2018-February 2019. 

Please contact me here if you have any questions or to schedule a one-on-one class.


November-March 2018   Working with apprentice Tom Bartlett/Sylva Spoon, awesome guy.

November 22, 2017   November Spoon Sale   Noon CST

December 2-3, 2017   Julmarknad at the American Swedish Institute, Minneapolis, MN. This Christmas market is full of quality handcrafted items. Come visit our booth!

December 5, 2018   WINTER SALE starts at Noon CST

January 2018   In the shop making made to order items and more...

February 16-18, 2018   Tentative Course for Teachers of Spooncarving, details in the works. Contact me if you have interest in attending.

March 6-8, 2018   Knife Skills and Decoration at North House Folk School, Grand Marais, MN. Right before Wood Week.

March 13-April 1, 2018   JAPAN! Contact us here if you are interested in spreading the word and getting more details.

March 17-21, 2018   Jarrod teaches One Tree Workshop in Gifu, JAPAN

March 22-27, 2018   Jarrod studying with woodturners in Yamanaka Onsen, JAPAN

March 28-31, 2018   Jarrod teaches Pole Lathe Turning in Fukushima, JAPAN

April 4-5, 2018   Spoon Carving for Instructors Retreat at North House Folk School, Grand Marais, MN

May 12-25, 2018   West Coast Teaching Tour in Bay Area, CA/Portland, OR/Seattle, WA—Currently Planning

May 19-20, 2018   Spoon Carving Class in Sebastopol, CA—Currently Planning

May 26-27, 2018   Spoon Carving at Port Townsend School of Woodworking, WA

May 28-June 1, 2018   5-day Scandinavian Green Woodworking: Shrink pots, spoons, coat hooks, etc. at Port Townsend School of Woodworking, WA

June 5-10, 2018   Tentative Attending Greenwood Fest in Plymouth, MA and stocking their shop with goodies.

June 25-27, 2018   Spoon Carving with Fred Livesay at North House Folk School, Grand Marais, MN

July 17-21, 2018   All From One Tree at North House Folk School, Grand Marais, MN. We make everything we can from a birch tree in 5 days. It's an amazing intensive class.

August 2018   SpoonFest 2018 Edale, ENGLAND and collaborating with Barn the Spoon in his London shop.

September 3-7, 2018   Greenwood Spoons and Vessels at the Center for Furniture Craftsmanship, Rockport, ME

September 8-16, 2018   Tentative East Coast Courses, Pole Lathe Turning and Spoon Carving. More details soon.

October 4-6, 2018   Spoon Carving at North House Folk School, Grand Marais, MN

October 25-27, 2018 Pole Lathe Turning at North House Folk School, Grand Marais, MN


Are you interested in setting up a workshop in your area? Dates between winter of 2018 through to the end of 2019 are open to schedule, contact me here. One-on-one or small group workshops for you and your friends are also possible to schedule, send an email here.



-June 7th-8th, Pole Lathe Turning-Plymouth, MA. This is will be a pre-event workshop. 

-June 9th-10th, Greenwood Fest, Plymouth, MA. I'll be attending and offers a few short workshops on turning as well as various demonstrations.

-June 15th-July 18th, I'll be home in my studio turning, building my new Japanese style lathe and guiding an apprentice. Good things!

-July 20th-23rd,  Wooden Spoon Carving Traditions- Grand Marais MN- North House Folk School

-July 26th-30th,  All from One Tree, Grand Marais MN, North House Folk School-New workshop were we'll make all kinds of things from a birch tree.

-August 14th-18th, Scandinavian Green Woodworking-Spoons and Shrink Pots, Port Townsend, WA, Port Townsend School of Woodworking

-August 19th-20th, Swedish Spoon Carving,  Port Townsend WA, Port Townsend School of Woodworking,

-September 9th-10th, Spoon Carving- Minneapolis MN, Vevang Mpls 3 spots left!

-September 22-24, Pole Lathe Turning- London, UK, The Green Wood Guild. SOLD OUT.

-September 27-28, Advanced Pole Lathe Turning, Brookhouse Woods, UK. Invite only.

-September 29-October 1, Intro into Birch Bark-Caniters and Woven Knife Sheathes, The Green Wood Guild, London, UK. SOLD OUT.

-October 3rd, Pole Lathe Wood Turning in the Modern World (talks/demos), Borås, Sweden. 

-October 4th, Pole Lathe Wood Turning in the Modern World (talks/demos), Skara, Sweden.

-October 6-8th, Pole Lathe Wood Turning Class, Kviberg, Sweden. SOLD OUT.

-October 12-15, Spoon Carving Traditions- Grand Marais, MN, North House Folk School,

-October 25-30, Pole Lathe Turning and Forging Hook Tools, North House Folk School, Grand Marais, MN. Still some details to sort.

-November 1st-February 28th- I'll be taking on an apprentice. See details here.