Greenwood Spoon Carving - Emmet Van Driesche

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Carving a spoon from a block of wood that you freshly cut is rewarding and challenging though many would-be spoon carvers don’t know where to begin. 

This gorgeous publication from the Mortise and Tenon stable, written by professional spoon carver Emmet Van Driesche, is a comprehensive and stunning guide that deep dives into the art and craft of spoon carving.

With clear step-by-step instructions, expert techniques, and valuable insights into the philosophy behind the craft, Van Driesche’s many years of experience as a teacher and carver shine through.

It includes chapters on everything from tool selection, sharpening, to even marketing your results for sale. 

Beautifully illustrated with hundreds of full-colour photographs, it  will not fail to inspire you to pick up a piece of green wood and a sharp blade and give it a try. We agree that it is the most thorough and informative guide to the craft available and more rewarding than scrolling through those countelss uninspiring You-Tube videos.

Perfect for beginners and experienced carvers alike, Greenwood Spoon Carving will unlock your creativity to transform a humble piece of wood into a handcrafted treasure. Have fun!

  • 400 pages
  • Matte-coated paper
  • Softcover with sewn binding
  • 255 x 204 x 25mm (Length x Width x Depth)
  • Printed in the USA