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I will show you how to make a wooden spoon out of green applewood. Using only my handmade viking tools.
This is an overview of all my tools.
This is the tools you need to make a spoon. My tools are hand forged reconstructions of viking tools.You need:Axe: any small hand axe will do fine. It...
You need a log of wood. It needs to be 10-15 cm longer than the spoon you want to make. It needs to be newly cut. The wood you don't use right away yo...
Now you need the hammer and wedge. Split the log into 4 triangular pieces.
I use a piece of charcoal to draw the shape of the spoon. I cut the rough shape of the spoon as close to the drawing as possible. That way I have less...
With a knife I finish shaping the outside of the spoon. When it is smooth I make the bowl with a spoon knife. The last thing I make is the carving at...
The spoon needs to be all dry before I start sanding it. It takes 3-5 days depending on the weather. I start with sandpaper grain 100, then 180, 240 a...
I use linseed oil. Put on a thick layer, let it sit for a few hours then remove the remaining with towel paper. Let it dry to the next day, and then y...
Now the spoon is completed. And ready for the kitchen. When the spoon have been washed a few times the wood fibers can rise and you need to sand it li...
Here you can see some other spoons I have made lately.
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Posted:Aug 17, 2008
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