Flat Walnut Spatula

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Flat Walnut Spatula

Minimalistic design meets utterly practical construction. Hand-cut and -carved, this elegant walnut wood spatula is sanded seven times and soaked in three different oil baths for a flawless finish.


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Minimalistic design meets utterly practical construction. Hand-cut and -carved, this elegant walnut wood spatula is sanded seven times and soaked in three different oil baths for a flawless finish.

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Minimalistic design meets utterly practical construction. Hand-cut and -carved, this unassuming but elegant spatula is sanded seven times and soaked in three different oil baths for a flawless finish. Made with reclaimed American walnut wood, it’s sealed to ensure it remains in beautiful condition for years to come. For your more ambitious culinary pursuits — or simply to scrape a bit of leftover food off pots and pans — this spatula can do no wrong. Creator Allison Samuels’ unique process results in a smooth, masterfully made piece that redefines the standard cooking utensil. The straight head makes it easy to perform all manner of activities, from a slow sautée to stirring furiously. The wood is sustainably sourced from fallen trees in Brooklyn’s Prospect Park, which Samuels fittingly protects with a gentle and antimicrobial coat of propolis (beeswax) and mineral oil.

Specs
  • Approximately 12-15” long in total
  • Spatula head approx. 3.5” x 2”
  • Handle approx. 9-11” long
Materials
  • Reclaimed American Walnut
  • Mineral Oil
  • Propolis
Origin
  • Made in the U.S.A.
Care
  • Apply an even coat of food-safe oil with a clean cotton cloth (we recommend an oil blend like that from Blackcreek Mercantile Trading Co) once a month, or whenever the wood feels dry.
  • Allow the oil to fully penetrate the wood’s fibers overnight, wiping off any excess oil and leaving to dry standing on edge.
  • With use your spatula will lose its initial “softness,” which is easily restored by giving it a quick scuff sand with 320 grit sandpaper.
  • Be sure to sand along the direction of the grain.
  • Wipe away dust before applying an even coat of oil, and let this soak into the fibers for about 15 minutes before sanding with 400 grit wet-dry sandpaper to buff the raised grain.
  • Let this dry overnight, and the following day apply a very thin coat of oil, which should be left again to air dry for a day at least before using as normal.
  • Use gentle soaps & water to clean, and towel / air dry. Never leave your wood to soak in water, and never put in the dishwasher.