I used a metal spoon and a knife.
I want to make a kuksa but I have no tools for this. Looking for an idea how to karve it
Thank you for your coment about a fork and a spoon. Thank yiu for watching.I think the tradition is to carve kuksa from birch burl with all the tangled and twisted grain.
That just might be a wood form which is really hard to source outside of Sammi country.
Thinking of the carving process, a kuksa is a really deep spoon with a really short handle.
My greatest concern would be to carve one which is accidentally too small to be useful.
And before I forget: well done on the spoon and fork. The fork in particular is rarely ever seen here.
I watch and wait for examples.
Yes. It is a good idea. I think I will make a kuksa this way. Thank you.Another technique to remove most of the wood inside a kuksa is to drill it out then break away the rest of the wood.
Can you see here in the start of this big dish, I used a 18mm Forstner bit to drill away much of the wood then break
the rest of it. Next, do another layer, down and down.
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Yes. I think I understood. I have to find something like that. But here, where I live, 50$ is mmmmm... Alot...OK. Let me try this again.
The pair of farrier's knives on the left are Mora #171 Equus (Sweden) .
Next is a pair of new Hall (Canada) farrier's knives which cost me$50.00 each.
The knife on the far right is a Hall that has been worn away by sharpening.
I give the farrier $5.00 each for those. I change the bevel from 25 degrees to 12 degrees.
There is still a lifetime of good carving steel in the worn one.
The hooked tip is excellent for working where the side of a kuksa would meet the bottom.
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