How to Carve a spoon with a hook knife
Understanding how a knife most likes to cut wood is key to doing any woodcarving. In this video tutorial, a pair of disembodied hands will demonstrate, step by step, a method for efficiently carving out the bowl of a spoon with a hook knife. (Said hands use a blank of basswood for expediency; birch is normally used for eating spoons.) To learn more about carving with a hook knife, watch this folksy how-to.