Jonathan’s® Wild Cherry Spoons

 

It all started the day I forgot to put a spoon in my lunch bag when I was working as an apprentice to a furniture maker. I took a piece of scrap wood and quickly shaped a spoon. I had majored in art and design at the University of Illinois, and wanted to create something both beautiful and functional, which led me to explore working with wood.

My spoons have developed over the years. Originally made of uncommon spoon woods such as lilac, plum, and honeysuckle, I have since chosen to make my spoons of cherry wood. This is a hardwood with handsome color and grain, durable, smooth, and strong. My utensils have a unique sense of balance and warmth because they are designed with the hand and purpose in mind. “Spoons” have become spatulas, tongs, spaghetti forks, spreaders, and more. Today I offer a natural cherry finish, a flame-blackened surface with a sanded edge to reveal an accent of warm cherry wood, as well as flame-blackened stripes and spots.

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4 thoughts on “Jonathan’s® Wild Cherry Spoons

    • Good afternoon!
      The spoons start at $18 and go to $50.
      I especially love the fact that some of the spoons are specifically made for left-handed folks!!
      I have several I use myself and several that I have gifted to my creative Southpaw son… he adores them!
      Lisa (Meg’s web genie!)

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