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‘No one in Britain knows more about crafting a spoon from greenwood than Barn The Spoon’ Guardian. Barnaby Carder, or Barn The Spoon as he's affectionately known can be found on permanent exhibition in the shop window of his workshop on the Hackney Road, East London. He is a master craftsman spoon carver, co-organiser of Spoonfest, an annual three-day spoon carving festival held in Edale, Derbyshire, and founder of The Green Wood Guild, London’s centre for traditional wood craft offering a range of courses and workshops. Visit barnthespoon.com or follow @barnthespoon on Instagram.


Spon Barn The Spoon

Barn The Spoon, as he’s affectionately known is a rare master craftsman in the art of spoon carving. In this book he generously shares his extraordinary skill, gentle philosophy and his life’s work – designing and carving beautiful spoons that are both a joy to use and hold.

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