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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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Redeeming the Time

Business was slow at this spring’s craft fair, where I was selling some of my spoons.   Good thing I brought a few spoon blanks and some carving tools with me.     A friend snapped this picture while I … Continue reading

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First Craft Show: Mixed Results

This weekend I set up a table at a craft show to sell some of my hand-carved woodenware. Although I have occasionally sold individual pieces to friends, I have never actively marketed my work.  Frankly, I don’t have time to … Continue reading

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When I Can’t Work Wood

Recently my professional work has been taking over my free time, and I have had almost no time for woodworking in the last two months. I have several big projects in the planning stages, but I keep pushing them off … 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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