Monthly Archives: November 2014

Bucksaws

As a spoon carver, one of my favorite tools is the bucksaw. As the name suggests, the bucksaw is a saw used for bucking (Cutting logs to a manageable length). For a while now I have been using a metal … Continue reading

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Historical replica. Well.. sort of.

I just finished this reproduction of a spoon I copied from an ancient Egyptian one. I appreciate the irony in a household pest turned household vessel and the dignity given this humble wooden mouse being included alongside the gold relics … Continue reading

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A Few New Projects

  I have been working on a lot of new items for my shop. This is the most enjoyable part of my job as it’s nice to just let my imagination run amok and see what comes out. Above is … Continue reading

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Kuksa

 Synonymous with camping and the outdoors, Kuksas are a joy to hold. The texture of the knife cuts and the quiet nature of wood is reminiscent of cold mornings in the woods with breakfast over a cheery fire. This is … Continue reading

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Inspiration

In Norse Mythology, Odin, desiring the knowledge of the ancients goes to Mímisbrunnr to drink from Mimir’s well. To drink from the well, Odin must sacrifice one of his eyes. In the same way, in order to understand history we … Continue reading

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