Spoon carving is an ancient and functional art form that requires little wood and just a few tools — plus it offers great freedom for personal expression, (not something you'll find in many woodworking projects!). Discover the basics as well as instructor Jarrod Stone Dahl's expert tips to get you started.
In this woodworking video you'll learn:
- What to look for in a standing tree that will make a fine wooden spoon
- About the few tools required, and the basic “grips” to get the best use from each
- How to judge the ergonomics of a spoon (how it feels in your hand and mouth)
- How to add simple carved details that will personalize your spoons and set them apart