Monday, December 22, 2008

Wooden kitchen utensils

I made a variety of wooden kitchen utensils to give as holiday gifts this year. These involved a lot of freehand work with a band saw, belt sander, and lathe. The woods are: bloodwood, walnut, maple, mahogany (pie server), and yellow heart. The two curvy-handled utensils on the left are cocktail muddlers. The business-ends are pointing away from the camera, and they are used to crush mint leaves, lime wedges, berries, etc, for cocktails.