The Great Scottish Spoon Hoolie

The Great Scottish Spoon Hoolie: the best spoon carving festival in Scotland? The Great Scottish Spoon Hoolie is the chance to spend a weekend in the Scottish woodlands with like-minded greenwood carvers, to learn

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Why spoon carving?

Whether you’ve never carved a spoon before or you’re a seasoned pro, you may find yourself wondering: why spoon carving? What is it about chipping away at, carving, and smoothing a piece of wood

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How to Bind a Pastry Brush

Brush making is actually not so hard as I originally thought. It surely needs some trial and error but the whole experience was relaxing, mind stimulating and extremely satisfying. So here are my tips,

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The Axe Odyssey

Our carving axe will travel across the globe! Once upon a time in Sweden, there were two friends – Nils, a blacksmith, and Dio, a woodcarver – who shared a passion for creating beautiful

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Wood Carving Festival in Denmark

Have you heard of Snittefest?   Inspired by the first Täljfest at Sätergläntan, Snittefest was started in 2015 in the woods outside Roskilde in Denmark. Since then, this 2½ day wood carving festival has run

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Meet the Maker: Georg Schulte

Georg is a master Goldsmith and works in a big jewellery store in Münster, Germany. His specialty is Mokume-gane, a Japanese technique that is translated “wood grain in metal”. In the past years he

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How to Create a Burnt Wood Finish

Burning the surface of the wood is said to be effective at preventing rot and worm holes due to the oxidation process. In addition, the coloring makes the dirt from your hands less noticeable,

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The Collaborative Instagram Giveaway

Update 27 December 2022 The Giveaway is concluded, the 5 lucky winners are: 1st winner: @johns_slojd2nd winner: @spoonthing3rd winner: @noreenaoleary4th winner: @sam_demasure 5th winner: @ebbeboslojd Congrats to all winners and thank you all for joining!

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Masters of Sloyd

Are you looking for a fun activity for the long winter evenings? Do you want to know more about traditional crafts that you can easily learn yourself? The free webinar series Masters of Sloyd is back!

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