Japanese Spoon Carving Kit
The perfect indoor de-stressing activity! Using traditional Japanese tools, this beginner level spoon carving kit will teach you how to carve and hollow out the bowl of the spoon. It’s a fun afternoon project and easy for anyone to learn. All the necessary supplies and instructions are included. This kit is ideal for beginner level students. Children ages 12 and up should be under direct supervision.
- 2 Cypress Spoon Blanks ( 1"w x 4"h)
- Gouge, Straight Chisel and Angled Chisel
- Instructions + Video Access
- Mini Wood Butter
- Band-aid (ya know, just in case)
Melanie Abrantes Designs was founded in 2013 by designer and artist, Melanie Abrantes. Through the technique of lathing, she turns simple pieces of solid wood and cork into one-of-a-kind bowls, vases, planters and objects. Her passion for woodworking originates from the simple fact that every piece is as unique as the material it is made from.
In addition to her design and lathe work, Melanie teaches carving workshops and is the author of Carve: A Simple Guide to Whittling. She currently lives and works in Oakland, CA.