How It’s Made: creating wooden spoons

The spoon is almost ready. Its handle can be decorated with an image or writing. For example, with a person's name or a Russian proverb. This part is a little tricky: in order for the writing to come out evenly, it has to be written from back to front, starting with the last letter and ending with the first.

The spoon is almost ready. Its handle can be decorated with an image or writing. For example, with a person's name or a Russian proverb. This part is a little tricky: in order for the writing to come out evenly, it has to be written from back to front, starting with the last letter and ending with the first.

Andrei Senushkin
It’s hard to find a table utensil as irreplaceable as the spoon. In ancient Rus, spoons were used to eat, measure things, and to teach naughty children a lesson by giving them a good thwack on the forehead. Spoons could also be used for decoration and as a musical instrument!
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