ISSUE 91  |  The Nonchalant Kitchen

Hand Carved Kitchen Implements from Hatchet & Bear

September 24, 2013 11:00 AM

BY Alexa Hotz

British carver E.J. Osborne of English company Hatchet & Bear handcrafts a selection of utensils, bowls, and kitchen objects with simple carving tools and time-honored methods, all from hand-hewn, locally collected wood. Many of the pieces are branded with Osborne’s “Woodland Wanderer” design reminiscent of ancient runes. For more information, visit Hatchet & Bear.

Above: The Peeler has a sharp head for peeler fruit and vegetables with a faceted walnut handle; £14.

Above: The Basting Brush has a one-inch red bristle brush and wooden handle (in walnut, wild cherry or birch) for £12.

Above: The Woodland Whisk is made from stainless steel and hangs from a rawhide tie; £20.

Above: The Tea Strainer has a walnut wood handle that is branded with the Hatchet & Bear Woodland Wanderer design for £14.

Above: The Baby Bowl + Spoon Set is medium sized with a wide, flat base, making it sturdy for babies, toddlers, and young children. Currently available in birch wood and branded with a hot poker for £45.

Above: The Maker’s Spatula has long walnut handle for £20.

Above: The Utility Hook is made from locally collected branch woods: birch, hawthorn, and sycamore; £18 each.

For a sampling of some of those smoother wooden spoons see our post, 10 Easy Pieces: Artful Wooden Spoons and how to hang them in Kitchen Art Installation: 8 Display-Worthy Wooden Spoons.