Christmas is over, the days are getting longer and it’s time to strip down the Christmas tree and put it on the side of the…
Crooked or straight wood?
Use crooked or straight wood for your spoon? The search for that elusive perfect curve can end up like a quest for the holy grail.
What is the best wood for carving a spoon?
Without wood, you can’t carve a spoon. But what are the best species? These are my favourite kinds of wood for making spoons.
5 places to source fresh spoon wood
For spoon carving you need fresh, soft wood. You will not find that in a store. Here are five ways to source wood.
Hora Est: a new beginning
I don’t like to see a tree cut down. But if the tree does have to give way, I always try to get some wood to turn it into something beautiful.