Monday, 30 June 2014

Beech serving spoon

I've been all about the larger spoons recently. This one is from a very dry crooked piece I got from an ancient beech taken down due to it becoming unstable. One of the thing I love about making objects like spoons from wood is giving purpose and life to material that might have just ended up in the fireplace.

Sunday, 22 June 2014

Purple plum wedding spoon

A colleague is attending a friend's wedding and commissioned me to make a serving spoon as her gift to the happy couple. Here's the finished product, carved from locally felled purple plum: