Big ladle done and dusted.

Here it is: after removing 11 pounds of extra stiff shavings the ladle is ready to go and do its first sweat lodge. Here's some pics of the finished mammoth spoon. Cucharón de temazcal Ya está acabado El cucharón. Tras haberle quitado unos 5 kg de virutas muy duras y densas este objeto ancestral puede …

Big ladle in progress

This big ladle is coming along just fine. It's going to be used for shoveling water in a sweat lodge. Made from a big wallnut log with beautifully dense grain. Pretty tough to work on. Here's the first part of the working process. Avanzando con el cucharón Este cucharón grande, hecho de un tronco fuerte …

kuksa

This mug , or kuksa is made of walnut. It fits the hand nicely and holds a good amount of liquid. The surface is protected by a layer of food grade linseed oil. I'll leave it sit a while before treating it with some hot beeswax. Time is important, or rather essential. Time for the …

Desert Blues Pipe

Hemos pasado el confinamiento en el Sáhara, en el Oasis Source de Vie de chez Madani . En vez de quedarnos una semanita de visita, al final nos quedamos dos meses. El oasis se situa a la puerta del Sáhara . Pasando el Atlas , Ouarzazate, Zagora y otros 100 km más antes de llegar …

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