I visited the talented Deborah Schneebeli Morrell for the day in her studio in North West London to film a detailed tutorial on her entire process from start to finish on how she carves a wooden pocket spoon

You can connect with Deborah using the links below:

Deborah’s Etsy – http://www.plotandponder.co.uk

Deborah’s Instagram – https://www.instagram.com/plotandponder

Spoon carving video we filmed last year – CLICK HERE

Burnishing tutorial – CLICK HERE

Baking tutorial – CLICK HERE

Below is a timestamp of all the sections in this video:

00:00:00 – Start

00:00:19 – Introduction

00:06:48 – Pocket spoon examples

00:12:49 – Differences Pocket vs Normal

00:15:11 – Soulwood creations axe

00:16:50 – Wood choice

00:18:25 – Axing billet

00:25:05 – Axing crank

00:29:31 – Drawing shape

00:35:19 – Axing blank

00:37:47 – Sawing stop cuts & ends

00:40:41 – Finer axe work

00:49:27 – Redraw shape

00:51:02 – Straight knife work

01:16:25 – Hollowing bowl

01:22:17 – Bowl grain direction

01:23:42 – Straight knife refinement

01:33:12 – Spoon knife refinement

01:39:12 – Finishing cuts

01:55:08 – Drying

01:57:10 – Oatly knife sheath

01:57:39 – Burnishing

01:58:26 – Oiling

01:59:41 – Conclusion

 

Tools used in this video:

= Soulwood Creations Axe – https://www.soulwoodcreations.com

= Wood Tools Spoon Knife – https://wood-tools.co.uk

= Nic Westermann Spoon Knife – https://nicwestermann.co.uk

= Adrian Lloyd Straight Knife – https://www.instagram.com/adrianrlloyd

= Dave Cockcroft Straight Knife – https://davecockcroft.com/product-category/tools/

= Mora 120 Straight Knife – https://www.classichandtools.com/acatalog/MoraKniv-120-Wood-Carving-Knife-MOR120.html

As always I appreciate you watching

Take care

Peace

Zed

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