Shakushi

Japanese heritage

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Ongoing collection of unique and hand carved wooden spoons, started in 2019.

Experiencing and keep alive a Japanese heritage craft skills. Taking the time to make by hand, conscientiously, with simple handtools. A meditative process to create unique pieces from natural and raw materials.

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Shakushi | Japanese heritage
Ongoing collection of spoons
Different woods
Different sizes
Started in 2019

Shakushi 木杓子 - しゃくし, wooden scoops/spoons, slowly carved by hand using hook & straight knives. The wooden blanks being previously squared with an axe from a tree log freshly cut with an hand saw. Carved from ethically sourced logs from trees that grew up localy. Unique pieces with urushi 漆 (natural laquer) finishing.