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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 […]

Gazpacho of the day

My Elixir Gazpacho

When I was in Barcelona, I had some absolutely fabulous gazpacho. The best gazpacho I have ever tasted! We ate tapas in a cafe outside the Sagrada Familia.  The waiter brought the freshest gazpacho. I long to go back for more. You can understand, then, that I have been on a quest to recapture that […]

A Philosophy of Carving Spoons

From time to time I get interesting and/or encouraging correspondence through my website/blog. Recently, I have had a few comments and queries on my spoon carving. For example, I appreciated hearing from Mrs. B who wrote to tell me about her adventures in beginning spoon carving.  She is fortunate to have so many trees on […]

WrenSong Woods at GLAM 2016

Care of wood spoons & Glam 2016

The joy of wood and the care of wood items used for cooking and eating were themes of my day as a vendor at the GLAM Craft Show in Gainesville. I really enjoyed talking with the many people who stopped by my display and wanted to learn more about the wood items I make. We […]

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 […]

Several chestnut spoons roughed out

Carving Wood Spoons

  As I add to my experience of making things with wood, I am delighted to have found the joy of carving wood spoons.  With simple, portable tools (an axe and a knife) and a few hours, green branches can be transformed into useable, unique wood spoons. The process of carving spoons, as with any learning, is not without […]