Mountain Made Asheville Artist Profile: Fran Chicoine
Business/Studio: Rose Creek Spoons
Visit Artist's Website: https://www.facebook.com/pages/category/Artist/Rose-Creek-Spoons-635070139941882/
Type of work includes: Artist Spotlight, Wood
Work tagged as: wood art, wood carvings, wooden spoons
Fran “the Spoon Man” Chicoine has spent a good deal of his life as a self-employed carpenter/builder, and started carving several years ago after learning of the art from a book his sister gave him.
His custom-built studio, Rose Creek Spoons is where creates wooden spoons that have been individually hand carved from select Appalachian Mountain hardwoods such as Dogwood, Mt Laurel and Black Walnut.
Each individual spoon is carefully sanded, polished and finished using only with walnut oil and beeswax, so they safe for daily use and gentle on all cookware.