Hand and Power Carving For The Kitchen

July 29, 2018 – August 4, 2018

Alicia Dietz

Carving is a wonderful introduction to woodworking, combining both hand and machine work. In this workshop students learn to use hand tools such as chisels, gouges, rasps and files as well as power carving grinders to hollow, shape and develop a form. You will explore the joy of carving wood as well as incorporating mixed media into your projects using milk paint and image transfers. Your next meal might include a hand-carved spoon, bowl, serving platter, or other kitchen wares that you create! No previous woodworking experience required. Open to all skill levels.


Alicia Dietz lives in Richmond, Virginia and earned a BSJ in Advertising and Journalism from Ohio University and an MFA in Craft and Material Studies from Virginia Commonwealth University. She served in the U.S. Army for 10 years as an officer, Blackhawk maintenance test pilot and commander. Dietz’s current practice is a mix of fine furniture and art. Her latest project, Collective Cadence, is a compilation of personal experiences told by active duty soldiers, veterans and their families.

Alicia Dietz

In order to complete your registration, a $300 deposit is required.

  • I would like to be contacted about housing in the new dormitory that will have all private rooms with private baths if it is ready for occupancy for workshop dates.
  • $199
  • hard copy paper catalog online catalog or course description

Registration Fees

There will be a one-time $50 non-refundable registration fee which enables you to register for as many workshops as you like during 2018. All cancellations must be made in writing by mail, fax or email (no phone calls please).

A cancellation fee of $100 will be charged on cancellations received more than 45 days prior to the start of your workshop. Cancellations received 45 days or less prior to the beginning of the workshop receive no refund.


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