After the spoon had been hand-carved it was boiled for an hour and a half to draw out the tannins naturally present in oak.  This has created a spoon with a warm colour.  The spoon has been sanded before being sealed.

Oak Spoon

  • Species: Oak.
    Length: 190mm (approx).
    Bowl Width: 39mm (approx).
    Finish: Sanded.
    Painted: No.
    Sealed: Food-grade linseed (flaxseed) oil.

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Martin Damen is a Maker of Hand-Carved Spoons and Bowls.  Traditional hand tools are used by Martin to make his spoons and bowls from timber sourced from within 10 miles of the workshop.

Martin teaches a range of courses at his workshop on a private tuition basis.

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