Monthly Archives: October 2014

Autumn Spoons

I am completely enamored with wooden spoon carving. I love the challenge of blending strength, aesthetics and function. Lately, I have not had much time for spoon carving but I managed to carve a couple of spoons this month. The … Continue reading

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What is Spalting?

Spalted wood is prized by woodworkers for its beautiful array of colors and textures. I have avoided using spalted wood, thinking it to be simply “rotten”. While technically true, spalted wood can be used without compromising the project if mindful … Continue reading

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Foraging the Oak.

The Oak will forever be a symbol of Provision. It’s versatile wood is extremely well rounded; it has countless uses and excels at them all. Its fruit has been a staple food since ancient times and its appearance tells of … Continue reading

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