Announcement Handmade Olive Wood Crafts: Rustic Chess set / Board, Rustic Cutting Boards, Salt Keeper, Bowls, Cooking Utensils Spoons, Spice Jars, Coasters, Pestle & Mortar, Spatulas, Spoon, Ladle, Birthday Gift, Wedding Gift...
Handmade Olive Wood Crafts: Rustic Chess set / Board, Rustic Cutting Boards, Salt Keeper, Bowls, Cooking Utensils Spoons, Spice Jars, Coasters, Pestle & Mortar, Spatulas, Spoon, Ladle, Birthday Gift, Wedding Gift...
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- CHESS SET SMALL-S 14
- CHESS SET MEDIUM-M 11
- CHESS SET LARGE-L 12
- CHESS SET XXL 10
- CUTTING BOARD 43
- KITCHEN UTENSIL SET 96
- SALAD / FRUIT BOWL 9
- MORTAR & PESTLE 7
- MEASURING SCOOP SET 18
- HONEY POT / DIPPER 7
- RUSTIC COASTER SET 39
- KITCHEN STORAGE 5
- PIZZA ROLLING PIN 3
- SOAP DISH 3
- BRACELETS / BANGLES 4
Caitlin Dillon on Oct 19, 2016
ThorsTreasures on Oct 16, 2016
Truly stunning. We loved the look, feel and even the smell of the table. You can tell it was crafted with love. The table arrived quickly and the packaging was ingenious. Everything arrived safely. Will buy from again!
Step by step for making a small olive wood spoon
Step 1: Selecting the Wood
I want to make spoons from woods hard enough to stand up to the job they do, olive wood is hard enough for any kitchen spoon and fairly easy to carve. The olive wood grain is very beautiful. Next I decide which side of my piece of wood is the top of the spoon.
Step 2: Choosing a pattern
There are so many different types of wooden spoons. Some have long handles and deep bowls. Handles can be flat or round or a combination of the two. So I choose the pattern and I I draw it on the slab of wood.
Step 3: Cut out the pattern
Now it's time to cut away all that excess wood from around the pattern I drew on the slab of wood. I can do this quickly with an electric band or scroll saw, or I can use a hand held "people powered" saw.
Step 4: Carving the bowl of the spoon
By now the spoon is beginning to take shape. I draw a pencil line around the outside edge of the bowl. Next I start carving the bowl with the machine (see photos attached).
Step 5: Sanding the spoon
I like my wooden spoons smooth as glass. Begin rough sanding with an 80 grit sand paper all over the bowl, back and handle, and then take up a 100 grit sand paper and do the same thing; then drop to a 120 grit; followed by 150 grit; 220 grit and finally some fine 400 grit.
Step 6: A Finish for the spoon
I finish all my olive wood utensils with olive oil.
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