Author Archives: Steve Tomlin

About Steve Tomlin

I am a greenwood worker and scythe tutor. I carve spoons, bowls and other products from locally sourced greenwood. During the summer I teach how to mow with a scythe.

Spoon carving in Northumberland

Spoons!
Last weekend I was invited up to Northumberland to teach a group how to carve wooden spoons. We had a lot of fun. Continue reading

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#240 Spalted birch ladle

#240 Spalted birch ladleIn beautiful spalted birch, this is a unique ladle with curves to die for. Continue reading

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Carving & Scythe course dates 2015


Why not learn a new skill in 2015 or buy a course date as a special gift for someone?
Come and learn to use an axe and knives or a scythe in the beautiful Lake District on a short course with a leading UK craft tutor.
Guaranteed fun with like-minded people in an inspiring setting, you’ll take home fantastic memories as well as your new skills. Continue reading

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Little scoops for real coffee


If you’re like me, then the first coffee of the day is something special and even more so at the weekend. Continue reading

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At least 8 reasons to own a wooden spoon

People are often surprised when I tell them I make wooden spoons and yet we’ve all got them in the kitchen and they’re our most direct contact with the food we’re cooking. Why make do with the same mass-produced spoon … Continue reading

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Eating spoon offer final week

Cherry eating spoons
Last few days to get my cherry eating spoon at the special offer price. Continue reading

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“Cagmagary & Coppice” exhibition preview at Farfield Mill

Carved bowls and bread boards
Today was the opening of a new exhibition at Farfield Mill in Cumbria where I am exhibiting my latest carved bowls. Continue reading

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Spoon carving workshop in Northumberland

I have been invited to teach a weekend of Spoon Carving at Catton, near Hexham in Northumberland on 21-22 Feb 2015. The cost is £145 which includes all materials and lunch each day, to book please email me steve-tomlin[at]hotmail.co.uk The … Continue reading

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Scythe Poetry

A scythe poem with some lovely imagery for a grey winters day.
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‘Out of the Woods’ exhibition at Farfield Mill

The ‘Out of the Woods’ exhibition at Farfield Mill will be first chance to see my new range of work in the flesh. You are invited to the preview.. Continue reading

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