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My Love-Hate Relationship with Spoon Carving Templates

I don’t remember exactly when I began to use templates to lay out my wooden spoons and spatulas, but after I had made my first dozen or so wooden spoons, I hit upon a couple of spoon shapes that just … Continue reading

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Spoon Carving Process Pictures

The other day, a friend of mine came over to take some pictures of me at work on a wooden spoon.  (The pictures are for an article forthcoming in Woodworker’s Journal, but more on that another time.)  Here are a … Continue reading

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Examining Antique Wooden Spoons: Lessons and Inspiration

A few years ago, I became frustrated with the mass-produced wooden spoons in my kitchen. They were, for the most part, uncomfortable to use, easily broken, and ugly. So at the suggestion of my wife, I taught myself to carve … Continue reading

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