Spoon making is something that the more I research it the more I become astounded that this craft grows at the rate that it does. Friends, there are large groups of folks all over the globe that share classes, festivals, everything and anything re...
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I am a traditional woodworker using mostly hand tools and some electric. Of course I am a big Roy Underhill, Drew Langsner, Paul Sellers, and Peter Follansbee fan...lol
But I also respect the work of Norm Abraham, Chris Schwarz, Charles Neil and many others.
In the last year I have taken on a huge passion for making wooden spoons! My inspirations are Willie and Jogge Sundqvist, Del Stubbs, Drew Langsner, Robin Wood, and many other fine artisans in this field.
I hope that you may visit my new website: http://www.spoonscarver.com/
-- "Make something you love tomorrow...and do it slowly" JLB
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Since taking such an extended time learning many aspects of carving spoons from green timber, I began to miss the other parts of working wood. I missed the use of my old Stanleys, Disstons, and Millers Falls! Yeah….I am a hand tool galoot fo...
I was a very fortunate woodworker this week to receive correspondence from a special friend. Of course it is MADS! Mads for the few who may be unaware of his positive presence on lumberjocks is a fantastic woodworker, designer, and all around s...
If you are at your desk stressed, maybe stuck inside on a rainy day, or possibly contemplating troubles of the world, I have something for you to read. Here is a short journey of an escape to something that may bring a positive rejuvenation to you...
After the recent events of the Boston marathon in some way there is a feeling of guilt I have continuing to share ideas and projects involving woodcraft. But I also think of things this way, I am a musician and woodworker. Whenever there is som...