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About dandelion38

A green wood worker specialising in Swedish style wooden spoons using traditional hand tools.

{ Spoonfest }

this year i will be running the ‘mimic a spoon’ again along with ‘how to take you axing further’ can’t wait to see all the online faces in reality.  come say hi Dan Lawrence aka ‘Dan De Lion’ Dan’s … Continue reading

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{ It’s a matter of size } or is it?

Fundamental to most thinking is the notion of bigger is better and or harder, but often that’s not the case. when doing fine art at Leeds uni I saw many students being encouraged to ‘make it big’ like some how … Continue reading

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{ price, practice and packaging }

In our modern world packaging as all. You could say it begins with xmas presents..? the incredible excitement of concealment and revealing which comes from opening boxes not just any old box however, one that compliments it’s contents.  In a … Continue reading

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{ motivation, depression & distraction }

A common theme for me has been trying to create some kind of balance between them all. A week, day or sometimes even a whole month i’ll be focused on making and nothing else. my mind a river of make … Continue reading

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I will be updating the site with new spoons on Thursday  8th December for everyone wanting that handmade, unique gift. plus for an extra £5 i can engrave that special someones name into the handle of the spoon. whats not … Continue reading

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limited edition set of Bowls { autumn }

Now in stock! NEW limited edition set of 7 sycamore bowls all turned on a foot powered lathe, then carved to create a unique piece of rustic and wholesome tableware. These bowls speak of tradition in a contemporary world ever … Continue reading

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Woodland toast tongs!

No longer do you need to be worried about burning your fingers or getting an electric shock. Now in stock are these rustic looking tongs made from a single piece of birch. ideal for delicately and effortlessly retrieving toast, crumpets … Continue reading

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MADE London, wooden spoons next year perhaps?

Fresh from a trip to MADE London this weekend, head teeming with ideas of how to take my business a step further. One such step would be to take my spoons, bowls and other woodenware to this fantastic show next … Continue reading

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Woodland Pioneers

A few weeks ago I spent a week camping in a lush little woodland in Cumbria as part of the four one day workshops For my first trip to Woodland pioneers. I’ve had many friends attend and some who run … Continue reading

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Spoonfest 2015

As with last year it seems I have come away from Spoonfest with ever more excitement about new ideas for spoon carving.  Just seeing all the other carvers work up close is incredibly more valuable than images on the net. … Continue reading

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