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Monday, 11 August 2014

A Spot of Decoration

Inspired by the  designs and work of Simon Hill, I decided to do a little more spoon decorating. Here I've drawn out the pattern on the spoon handle.



Carefully I cut along the lines at a slight angle in one direction, then at the opposite angle, cutting a 'v' shaped groove. A small piece of wood is removed from each line.


I made small incisions, not removing any material, to create a darker line. To help the decoration stand out I rubbed coffee grounds into the design.


After speaking with Simon Hill and how he does his work, I think I need to slow down and do a little at a time if I want crisper, more uniform, designs.

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