The Art of Spoon Carving: A Classic Craft for the Modern Kitchen


yhst-137970348157658_2488_302256698The Art of Spoon Carving: A Classic Craft for the Modern Kitchen

If you have been reading Texas Kitchen for any length of time, you will know that I take great pleasure in reading books that teach new skills. This time I have found a great book entitled “The Art of Spoon Carving” that I think y’all are going to really enjoy. This book, written by Lora S Irish,  covers instructions on making numerous styles of wooden spoons. These beautiful works of art will make incredible gifts. I personally love the feel of a wooden utensil in the kitchen. There is something about using wood that just feels natural.  Incredible full color photographs detail each step in creating this classic art-form. Learn what you need to know about carving sets, knives, and what type of wood is best to start out with. You are going to love “The Art of Spoon Carving”. Get a copy today.

Chapters Include:

  • Tools and Supplies
  • Spoon Styles
  • The Basic Process
  • Projects
  • Project Patterns


Wood carving is coming back into style, and making kitchen utensils is among the easiest ways to learn the craft. This beautifully illustrated guide by master woodcrafter Lora S. Irish teaches the basics of wooden spoon carving. Perfect for beginners, the book presents 12 step-by-step projects that illustrate a variety of historic carving styles.
A selection of mix-and-match patterns offer suggestions for creating dozens of unique designs for spoons and other implements — forks, ladles, dippers, spatulas, knives, pie servers, and scoops. In addition to clear, detailed directions accompanied by helpful drawings, inspiring photographs illustrate decorative ideas for using the carved spoons in kitchen wreaths, centerpieces, and other ornaments. A great gift for crafters seeking a new hobby, this book is loaded with stylish designs for handmade treasures.

Dover Original.

Ready to Buy? Head over to Dover Publications and get a copy.
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