Tag Archives: Arrowmont School of Arts and Crafts

Carved Wood Spoons

Wood spoons carved as Christmas gifts

Six of my carved wooden spoons are now in new homes. A friend made a special order for Christmas gifts. This order of gift spoons was a lot of fun to create and shows a range of wood and spoon styles. The lilac spoon (second from right) was from a tree in Ontario, Canada. The […]

carving bowl

Carving and turning at Arrowmont

Taking a class at Arrowmont School of Arts and Crafts with Bob Lyon and Doug Finkel was an intriguing way for me to grow my turning and carving skills. The week-long class focused on making kitchen items from wood, which appealed to me as I was interested in improving my spoon carving ability and developing strategies […]

tiny wooden vessel with turquoise beads

Turning, burning and creating at Arrowmont School of Arts and Crafts

Turning then burning miniature wooden vessels — not to mention turning over lots of ideas — made for a great week of study at Arrowmont School of Arts and Crafts. My workshop was Woodturning and Pyrography, and my classmates and I spent the week turning miniature hollow wood vessels. First, we made our own small turning […]