Make A Folding Spoon - Wood Tamer

Make A Folding Spoon

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Make a Folding Spoon is laid out like a graphic novel with hand drawn illustrations to take you step by step the process of designing making your own traditional folding spoon.

Jane Mickelborough has been carving all her life but only discovered the joys of spoon carving from green wood in 2011.  If you haven't seen her work you should check it out on Insta @janespoons They are truly amazing.

Jane is particularly interested in the traditional spoons that used to be made in Brittany, France where she lives.  In 2017 Jane was awarded a Willie Sundquist and Bill Coperthwaite Slöjd Fellowship in recognition of, and to continue her research into Breton Spoons.  These traditionally intricately decorated spoons were often made to fold and were used at weddings and festivals where it was usual to bring your own spoon and knife.

Like many of us Jane is fascinated by the way that every spoon comes out differently depending on the timber available which means that no two spoons come out the same.  Add in a hinge and well....

Jane has taught spoon carving at Spoonfest - UK, Täljfest - Sweden, Greenwood Fest - USA, the Spoon Gathering - Milan, USA as well at home in Brittany where she and her husband Peter organise an annual green wood working festival.

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What a great company, recommended to me by Phoenix Creations and spot on in all departments. Ordering is simple and Chris called me to explain a possible reduction in cost for the same outcome, which reflects high quality service. Items for both my orders have been superbly packaged and delivered promptly. Thank you Wood Tamer.

Richard Edwards

I really recommend Wood Tamer for their friendly service, attention to quality and desire to ensure that their customers are happy and working well with their tools. They really went above and beyond to ensure I bought the right knives, even after I bought them. Excellent service!

Greg Liebel

I ordered a spoon carving set from the Wood Tamer and found the ordering process simple and the products were delivered to WA quickly. I found all the knives and the Axe to be sharp and ready use. Thanks for your service. I'll be using this service in the future again.

Lydia Formentin

I recently bought some milk paint from Wood Tamer. It came quickly and Chris was very helpful.Great range of tempting goodies for spoon carvers. I’ll be back. 😄

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