Author Archives: dandelion38

About dandelion38

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

DIY crowd fund to get a table at TORM

It seemed it might not be easy to crowd fund for only £90 and I was right. The minimum it was possible to CF is £500, so i thought why not cut out the middle man and do a DIY … Continue reading

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This is the kit Limited edition spoons

As some will already know the name 2carvedspoons derives from a line in a beautiful song called  ‘two wooden spoons’ by ‘This is the kit’. when first starting out as a full time crafts person a little over four years … Continue reading

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A visit to Hockerton Housing Project

A few weekends ago myself and about 9 others went down to the Hockerton Housing project near Nottingham to help out with planting a new hedge, making a living willow hedge and some thatching. If you’re driving past the site … Continue reading

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Before the long shadows and long nights

Before winter arrived I felt like a floating seed in the air, reaching out to other spoon makers in the UK and further afield. One reason was because I felt a in need of something different, something out of my … Continue reading

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Dyed spoons

These are some of the experiments with natural dyes that i did this summer. At spoonfest this year a lot of the focus was on painted spoons however i decided to look towards what the trees themselves have to offer, … Continue reading

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Old faithful has an adventure

I’ve often wondered what would happen if i were to leave one of my regular eating spoons to travel into the unseen realms of a café’s kitchen. would they even notice this little stow away, would they take delight in … Continue reading

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spoonfest

So SPOONFEST happened again! i decided to volunteer for the first time as im lucky enough to work with wood everyday and so thought it could be a good opportunity to pass on skills and knowledge to others. i was … Continue reading

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2carvedspoons

recently i went to see one of my favourite folk bands ‘This is the kit’, they have a song ‘two wooden spoons’ and this is where the name for my business originates. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8FY2EO9wjiw after the show i spoke to Kate and … Continue reading

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Up my Game with Steve Tomlin

So after almost 3 years being mostly self taught and having some success at selling my wares at the 2013 Spoonfest. I decided to book some 1-1 time with an already established green wood carver whose spoons I have a … Continue reading

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ALL NEW ITEMS COMING SOON!

i unfortunately had my camera stolen last summer so have struggled updating the site. however after a 1-1 with Steve tomlin who his and experienced and talented green wood carver ive been making some fantastic new pieces with new ideas … Continue reading

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