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The Right Axe for Spoon Carving

My spoon carving started when I purchased a Fiskars X7 hatchet. The hatchet tempted me because it was light, affordable and I thought it would be what I needed to carve spoons.  It was a great starting hatchet, but it took a bit to keep it sharp.   After a while I realized I was not […]

chestnut spoon carved

Cooking spoons: A family tradition

As I’ve been carving spoons, I’ve been thinking about the family connections connected with large cooking spoons. At the Leesburg Arts Festival, a man stopped to admire my carved spoons. He gathered his family members around him to hear him tell about how his grandparents had a large wooden cooking spoon very similar to one […]