might be long and intense process, but wouldn't it be neat to (have your husband) carve bowls and spoons?
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Hans Karlsson bowl carving set - Robin Wood
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Robin Wood: how to carve wooden bowls (including how to make a stand for carving)
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Swedish tools for carving bowls