I am a spoon carver, a clog maker and a teacher. As a second generation green woodworker, I have been making almost since I could walk. I spent my early years travelling the world with my father, meeting craftspeople and amassing woodwork skills and knowledge, building the perfect foundations for mastering my chosen crafts. I am now one of the world’s leading spoon carvers, and have trained in the critically endangered craft of traditional  clog making. I aim to inspire more women and younger people to get into woodworking, teaching that technique wins over physical strength every time.

I am also passionate about how beneficial craft can be for our mental wellbeing. I have spoken regularly over the years about my own experiences within craft, and how I have seen craft help other people. I am founder of Pathcarvers, a social enterprise based in Birmingham, UK, where we try to help bring the positive aspects of creativity to a wider audience.

I also run a tool making company, Wood Tools, with my father, where we make high quality affordable tools to help people along their carving journey.

I have appeared on UK and international television and press, spoken at conferences and events about design, my journey through craft, and how our mental and physical wellbeing can be improved through craft and making. I teach worldwide, as well as selling my highly sought-after spoons online. Find an appearance near you here, and catch my latest updates on instagram and facebook.

For more information about my availability for public speaking and teaching, press kits and bookings, please email info@jojo-wood.co.uk

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