Interviews

Meet the maker: Nils Ögren

Nils Ögren and I connect via Zoom. He’s an axe maker so I half expect, a bit naively, to catch him in the forge, but he’s currently indoors in what appears to be a

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Meet the maker: Benoit Schoeni

Benoit Schoeni is a Swiss carver with a deep love for nature, forests and trees. How long have you been into spoon carving and when and how did you get hooked?It’s been about 7-8

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The Therapeutic Benefits of Wood Carving

Graeme Hamilton is working in Technical Studies and Counselling at Oak Bay Secondary School in Victoria, Canada. His master’s thesis from the Simon Fraser University is called A phenomenological study of the therapeutic benefits

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Meet the maker: Molly Sjöstam

Molly Sjöstam is a Swedish carver who lives in the small village of Gräsmyr outside Umeå. We meet via Zoom and Molly is sitting in the kitchen of her small cottage. Behind her are

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Meet the maker: Yonatan Tamarkin

How did you get into tool making?I have always been interested in making tools from a very young age. I was fascinated by made steel a useful tool materials. When I was 15 I

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Meet the maker: Jack Fazey

Jack is based in Dorset in the United Kingdom and he teach spoon carving, green woodworking and ancient crafts. He also design and build wooden furniture, gates, fences and buildings. How long have you

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Meet the maker: Alex Finberg

Alex Finberg is a forest school teacher and he runs workshops in spoon carving, bowl carving, whittling and shrink pot making in South Devon. A while ago I sent him some questions so that

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Meet the Maker: Gui Siqueira

I’d like to welcome Gui Siqueira to The Spoon Crank family. Gui is a Brazilian-based tool maker who has recently sent me his hook knives and sloyd knives, which you can purchase on The Spoon Crank website.

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Ask a carver – Daniel Clay

“I believe we are an animal that makes things. A lot of people these days are divorced mentally from their existence as an animal that makes things. I’m not saying that it will solve

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