I'm going to have a go at making some more spoons. These are for cooking and being used, rather than decorative. We have some ash and sycamore in the garden that came from a couple of trees we had taken down.
I cut a length off and then sliced some planks off, all with my Japanese saw:
I cut some more planks for later spoons:
The first planks was spun up on the lathe:
After a lot of chips, and about 40 minutes later or so (I didn't time it), we have a basic outline:
Then, the slow carving of the bowl:
To be continued (two more times)...