New spoon site

April 13, 2016

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I am happy to announce that my spoons have their own website

It’s a spoon shop/ blog.    To visit the site go to: http://www.astriddegrootspooncarving.com

There is space for comments on the blog, and the shop has  review possibility which is great.  You are very welcome to share your  thoughts, idea’s or spoon related story’s.

 

 

 

 

New sycamore spoons

April 2, 2016

 

http://www.astriddegrootspooncarving.com

Dolphin spoons

March 6, 2016

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This design is based on Victorian Welsh dolphin eating spoons.

Most are made of cherry,  two  are holly.
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Welsh cawl spoons

January 15, 2016

 

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This is a cherry spoon there is one more cherry in the photo’s the others are sycamore.

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These spoons are authentic to Wales each family member had it’s own personal favourite spoon they where used for eating cawl that is a chunky soup like broth. The bowls are about 79mm wide the handles 220mm long.

 

 

 

http://www.astriddegrootspooncarving.com

Eating spoon

July 13, 2014

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astriddegrootWorked it with the knife and crook knife in the evening,


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Took it out on a walk and sat down for 2 hours at a beautiful spot between Aber Castell and Trefin looking out over the sea, to do some finnish cuts and sanding. Later at home I treated it with Tung oil.

 

http://www.astriddegrootspooncarving.com

Sycamore eating spoon

June 30, 2014

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I’am trying my very best to get the design right, inspired by the traditional Swedish spooncarver  Wille Sundqvist.

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Hawthorn Spoon

June 14, 2014

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