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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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Green wood or seasoned wood for wooden spoons? Both!

The other day, a neighbor was clearing some brush and happened to cut down a cherry sapling.  I salvaged the trunk for spoon carving.  I split out eight usable blanks, all relatively straight. I can carve out a spoon from … 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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Homemade Woodenware, Part 1: How to Carve a Wooden Spoon

It’s all my wife’s fault.  A few years ago, she was working with some unsatisfactory wooden utensil in the kitchen and asked me how hard it would be to make her own wooden spoon.  I had never tried it myself, … Continue reading

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