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 scything around the UK.

Limited edition spoons

Wood like this doesn’t come along every day. I’m enjoying it while it lasts; here’s your chance to enjoy it too. Continue reading

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A set of individual wooden spoons

A new set of six wooden eating spoons, all the same but different. Continue reading

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Scything rushes in Scotland


Rushes, scythes, mountains and beautiful weather all add up to an amazing to the far north. Continue reading

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Fan bird carving course in Co Durham


A day carving and folding wood to make fan birds. Continue reading

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Learning axe & knife skills for spoon carving

Axing a wooden spoon
A terrific workshop at RHS Harlow Carr last weekend, teaching axe and knife skills while making wooden spoons along the way. Continue reading

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A happy customer

Some lovely feedback from a recent customer. Continue reading

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Spoon carving straight from the tree


If you thought carving wooden spoons was just for men with beards, you need to see this post. Continue reading

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Ash splint wall baskets

ash splint wall baskets
A new pair of ash splint wall baskets, the same yet different. Which is your favourite? Continue reading

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Making an ash splint pack basket

Ash splint pack basket detail
Some images from the process of making my latest ash splint pack basket. Continue reading

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Ash splint baskets for sale

A small selection of my pounded ash baskets currently for sale. Continue reading

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