Tuesday, 31 January 2012

Some Wares

I now have a camera, and thought i'd post up some photos of some of my lovingly crafted utensils. Some for sale and some not. If you want to buy anything you see here, send me an email at ditchfieldcrafts(at)gmail.com

The 1st is carved from cherry wood from the farm in Catalunya. It was carved from the point where a branch forked from the main trunk and therefore follows the natural curve of the grain.

It is well balanced, thin, light and delicate, but because it has been carved to the grains shape, it is strong enough to be a practical and useable soup spoon £22

The next is a large pipe.

The bowl is carved from cherry, followed by a leather spacer, then the centre piece is oak, followed by a copper spacer and finally a mouthpiece of holly taken from an Iron Age hillfort in South Wales. There is a brass tube running the length of the pipe. £50

Eating spoon from Red Cedar. Feels beautiful in the hand £16.

Acacia eating spoon £16

And this is my personnal favourite. Carved from a well seasoned, almost impossible to work piece of cherry. I was originally trying to make a cup, but there was woodworm in it, and by the time i'd hacked all the holey stuff away I was left with only enough to make this. It is halfway between an eating and a serving spoon in size. Most would struggle to fit it in their mouth... But it looks even more beautiful in person. £39

And here's some that aren't for sale:

 My personnal Boxwood eating fork

 A bowl made from an Almond burl. This. Took. An. Age.

Serving spoon from Red Cedar.

(Commisions taken)