Archive | spoon carving

more spoon racks

So I have been talking with Mathew about spoon racks and thought I would put a few pictures of different types up here. These date from the days when everyone had their own personal wooden spoon which they washed and popped back in the rack. First a joined one, these are quite common in the […]

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beautiful wooden spoons

I was just contacted by a chap in the US who does some spooncarving and chairmaking. He was taken with some pictures of a spoon rack on our website and wanted better pictures to show how it was made. So I thought I would put them here and a link to his site too. His […]

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spooncarving course dates 2009

We have finally got round today to sorting out the diary and booking dates for our carving courses next year. We hold them in the village hall in Edale, some folk run carving courses outside but that is realy very weather dependent. With spoon carving we are not doing so much strenuous activity that we […]

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Advanced spooncarving course

We just had a busy weekends spooncarving. This was the first time we have run an “advanced” spooncarving course. Lots of folk have told us after our beginners courses that they would like to come back and do more, so this was a sort of trial run. We wanted to keep it small so just […]

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birch

We have another spooncarving course this weekend so I was out collecting suitable carving wood today, one of my favorites is birch since it carves easily when fresh but becomes quite hard as it dries. This is the rather beautiful little woodland where I collect my birch from.

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a spooncarving course

Nicola has just finished a video of the spooncarving course we did at Chopwell woods, it’s up on youtube here, you can see we had fun. And for those that enjoy bushcrafty type things I recently discovered a chap on youtube from Sweden who has some lovely down to earth videos. His name is Fredrik […]

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