DiResta: Wooden Spoon

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DiResta: Wooden Spoon

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Lately I have been seeing the complexity inside seemingly simple objects. I recently made a simple bell in brass, which caused me to look at other products I can challenge myself to make. A funny thing is that I approach the creation of a new object like this spoon without knowing exactly how I will solve all the problems to create it. The joy comes from figuring out this process along the way. This was a 100-plus-year-old piece of yellow pine found in a dumpster in New York City. It was part of a beam. Notice the many growth rings. I didn’t use any finish because the wood was still somewhat sappy. Please enjoy.


  • Piece of wood from the trash


  • Bandsaw
  • Chisels
  • Die grinder
  • Plane sander
  • Sandpaper

0 thoughts on “DiResta: Wooden Spoon

  1. ambiguator says:

    Holy cow that’s how you lose a finger to the bandsaw!
    Major cringeworthy!

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