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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 […]

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 […]