I spent time with the talented Paul Adamson in the Midlands (UK) to film a tutorial in which he teaches you step by step how to carve a wooden spoon

Download Pauls Spoon Template – https://pauladamsoncraft.bigcartel.com/spoon-carving-templates

Pauls Instagram – https://www.instagram.com/paul_woodlandcraft/

Location we filmed at – https://www.greenwooddays.co.uk

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

00:00:00 – Start

00:00:17 – Introduction

00:04:13 – Characteristics of eating spoon

00:06:05 – Characteristics of tea spoon

00:08:03 – Selection of spoons

00:11:44 – Spoon we’re carving

00:12:46 – Cooking spoons & Ladle

00:14:02 – Sourcing wood responsibly

00:17:46 – Splitting wood for carving

00:23:45 – Drawing spoon template & crank

00:26:20 – Choosing the right axe

00:27:45 – Axing the blank

00:31:22 – Axing the crank

00:36:38 – Redraw spoon shape

00:37:41 – Saw & axing the neck

00:40:28 – Drawing side profile

00:42:05 – Rough hollowing bowl

00:45:25 – Mora straight knives

00:46:14 – Carving top face of spoon

00:50:30 – Axing back of spoon

00:53:18 – Axing bowl of spoon

00:54:10 – Sawing end of spoon

00:54:49 – Straight knife work

00:58:32 – Forehand grip technique

01:00:40 – Chest lever grip technique

01:03:20 – Potato peeler technique

01:04:29 – Thumb push technique

01:05:45 – Understanding grain direction

01:07:28 – Pull grip technique

01:15:53 – Hollowing bowl of spoon

01:17:00 – Straight knife work

01:21:55 – Carving bevels

01:24:43 – Carving finial

01:26:55 – Drying techniques

01:29:30 – Finishing bowl

01:30:23 – Oiling techniques

01:34:50 – Conclusion

As always I appreciate you watching

Take care

Peace

Zed