Spout Root Spoon Route

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Black walnut spoon with carving and ebonizing.  It is for sale if you would like it.

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spout root15Osage Orange long handled spoon.  It too is for commerce.

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Here is a little of that walnut spoon before it was finished.  The black or ebonizing is made by brushing a little bit of vinegar that has iron oxide (rust) dissolved in it.  It reacts with tannic acid in wood and turns black on contact.

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Now that our does have freshened with the wholesome milk of provision we have soap abounding.  It’s good stuffspout root05 spout root06

Spoons in Pear and Walnut

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A few images of some recently completed spoons.  Two are pear with relief carving and one is a smooth finished figured walnut.  All three are for sale here.

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Locust Bowl

Locust bowl with textured rim

Detail of the rim


Carved Pear-wood spoon


These pieces and a few other spoons and bowls are available for purchase and will be on the works for sale page soon with dimensions and prices.


Pear-wood Bowls and Spoons


Walnut Spoon

Black Walnut spoon carved “E.S.”



Some soft maple and walnut spoons carved by the stove this winter.