Wooden kitchen utensils

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Project by osageman posted 03-04-2009 05:00 AM 7426 views 19 times favorited 34 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I found this site through another member, so I thought I would register and share what I make. I will add more wooden utensils later. If anyone is interested in how to make wooden utensils or the tecniques I use, or anything that has to do with the spoon making proccess, I will be happy to share with them.

Here is my email address: I do offer my utensils for sale.


-- OsageWare

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#1 posted 03-04-2009 05:03 AM

Those are very nice. I was just looking today to see what I could find on how to make some of these and all I could find were instructions on how to turn them. I really like these much better.

-- Max "Desperado", Salt Lake City, UT

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#2 posted 03-04-2009 05:08 AM

This is very interesting art n crafts work. Beautiful wooden utensils from beautiful wood. Can you blog the process, the tools used and the most suitable wood species that don’t harm food and easy to work with. We’ll be very greatful if you want to share with us.

-- masrol, kuala lumpur, MY.

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#3 posted 03-04-2009 05:12 AM

Welcome to Lumberjocks, you are at the right place!
So beautifull utensils, love the flat ones…...what types of wood are used on them?

-- Nature is my manifestation of God. I go to nature every day for inspiration in the day's work. I follow in building the principles which nature has used in its domain" Frank Lloyd Wright

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#4 posted 03-04-2009 05:18 AM

Glad to have you aboard. I also am interested in the process. Very beautiful work.

-- Gary, Huntsville. Two wrongs don't make a right, but three lefts do.

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Bob A in NJ

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#5 posted 03-04-2009 05:21 AM

Welcome aboard! (no pun intended). Nice work, please post some more, maybe a blog on the process.


-- Bob A in NJ

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#6 posted 03-04-2009 06:03 AM

Yes, Yes, Yes, please share all you know about making treenware. There’s very little on the net so you kind of have to figure it out on your own.

-- Like a bad penny, I keep coming back!

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#7 posted 03-04-2009 06:04 AM

Nice utensils – I would also in learning more about how you make them.

-- Bill - "Suit yourself and let the rest be pleased."

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#8 posted 03-04-2009 06:25 AM

I have made some spoons but I would still be interested to see how others manage to make them. I’m certain I will learn something. I’m mainly using the ‘how to carve an elephant’ method ie: remove everything that doesn’t look like an elephant.

I always wonder about the curved handles. Should you simply carve out of a thick piece of wood, or should you steam bend the curve into a thin piece of wood?

-- If you can't joint it, bead it!

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#9 posted 03-04-2009 06:34 AM

Never can have too many how-to’s, love to see it. I’ve tried these a few times now, didn’t end great. I don’t turn, so I’ve had trouble getting the business end of the spoon looking right. I’ve toyed with the idea of a jig for a guided bowl bit. Not much of a carver.

-- Jeff, South Carolina

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#10 posted 03-04-2009 06:37 AM

Cool projects. That one looks like plumb wood. I happen to have a chunk of plumb, and have been thinking of some kitchen tools. Glad you showed up to inspire us.

-- mtnwild (Jack), It's not what you see, it's how you see it.

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#11 posted 03-04-2009 07:41 AM

Really nice work. I have a chunk of olive wood that I found left from some tree trimmers and have been saving to make some spoons etc like yours. I would also appreciate if you would post a blog on how you do it.


-- Al Holstein "I wood do it"

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#12 posted 03-04-2009 08:04 AM

Welcome, looks like you do some superb work. I would like to know the process you use. I’m going to put you on the buddy list so I don’t miss it.

-- Bob in WW ~ "some old things are lovely, warm still with life ... of the forgotten men who made them." - D.H. Lawrence

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#13 posted 03-04-2009 01:23 PM

Yes, John, we LOVE tutorials… written, written with pictures, and, especially, videos!! :)

beautiful beautiful utensils.

-- ~ Debbie, Canada (

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#14 posted 03-04-2009 01:45 PM

Wow! They’re beautiful! Looking forward to seeing more! Looking forward to hearing how you make them too!

-- I'm a wood magician... I can turn fine lumber into firewood before your very eyes! - Please visit and sign up for my project updates!

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#15 posted 03-04-2009 02:31 PM

Let me just add my request that you blog about the process (I guess blog is now a verb) and to join others on the quality of your work.

-- jstegall

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