This is part four in a series on how to make a baby spoon. This post goes through the different stages of polishing and finishing the piece.
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The second in a series of posts on making a spoon from scratch by Eileen Moylan, Irish Silversmith. While this example is in copper, the same methods apply to silver.
At the moment I’m making a simple child’s spoon to give me the opportunity to try out and show off my new stakes. Through this process I will demonstrate the various techniques used such as sinking, planishing and annealing. The first step involves designing and making a pattern for my spoon. As with all of …