Web Resources

The Web is a rich hunting ground for folk who like to carve spoons and tell the world about it! Here are a few web pages run by active spoon carvers.

Robin Wood is a leading member of the greenwoodworking community and bowl turner. He has a passion for all traditional crafts and is the founder Chairman of the Heritage Crafts Association. On his web site you’ll find wooden bowls and plates for sale as well as spoons. He also runs bowl and spoon carving courses from his base in the Peak District and is the co-organiser of Spoonfest with Barn Carder.

Sean Hellman

is based in Devon in the United Kingdom and has many skills, including making sculptural furniture and beautiful fan birds. Here’s a photo of hm making one at the 2009 Bodgers Ball in Doncaster. Check out that amazing shavehorse design! Sean also makes great spoons. Sean has a very interesting blog that is worth checking out.

Steve Tomlin is a QEST Craft Scholar, spoon carver, chair maker and rake-maker. He’s also keen on scythes. He runs spoon carving courses and in Spring 2013 linked up with Gavin Philips to run a spoon carving course as part of Shed Therapy.

Janharm ter Brugge is an industrial designer and spoon carver based in the Netherlands. His website is mainly in Dutch but with an English summary. It has has some beautiful spoon images in the Scandinavian tradition for inspiration.

Barn the Spoon demonstrating at the APF Festival in Septmeber 2012.

RIta Hjelle is based in the United States and carves spoons mainly from black walnut wood. She has a very striking image of some of her spoons in and around a jam jar and her web site is intriguingly called jarofwood.com.To find out why go visit her web site!

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