Hatchet + Bear | Spoon Carving


Hatchet + Bear Spoon Carving demonstrates how with three basic tools – an axe and two knives – you can shape a small tree branch into a simple, honest utensil. But while the process is relatively simple, the effects of this craft are profound. EJ describes the experience of carving a spoon as 'medicinal'. With every group of students, he has witnessed how the act of whittling, peeling and shaving wood is absorbing and meditative; minutes turn into hours while the spoon carver becomes absorbed in the making process and surrenders themselves to the joy of slow living. As well as information on tree identification to ensure that you are working with the recommended fresh green wood from read more

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ISBN:

9781849497190

Format:

Hardback

Pages:

144

Dimensions:

24cm x 18cm

Weight:

690g

RRP:

£20.00

Category:

Craft & DIY

Publisher:

Quadrille Publishing Ltd

Published:

06 April 2017

ABOUT THE AUTHOR

E. J. Osborne

EJ Osborne studied Product and Furniture Design at university, which led him to the realization that he did not want to design products for mass manufacture that would simply add more ‘stuff’ to an already overburdened planet. After a career break to start a family, in 2011 EJ started to get the ‘maker’s itch’. It was an itch to make something soulful and meaningful, which led him to spoon