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Liking Lichens

What is produced by a free stroke charms us, like the forms of lichens and leaves. There is a certain perfection in accidents which we never consciously attain. — Henry David Thoreau, A Week on the Concord and Merrimack Rivers … Continue reading

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Finding the Spoon in the Crook

I like making spoons from crooks.¬† It makes for strong elegant spoons that let the tree be a design partner. ¬†Besides, I like discovering the crooks. When a crook is split, the sinuous ergonomic profile of the spoon is revealed.¬† … Continue reading

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