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The Spoon Carver Cottage

306 S. Prospect St Galena, Illinois 61036 | 224.209.6409
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Paul Pendola is a Galena based green woodworking artist specializing in hand-carved woodenware and other high-quality hand-crafted kitchen accompaniments including spatulas, kitchen boards (bread, cheese, cutting, and serving), butter and cheese knives, all-natural wood conditioners, among other items.

Using only an axe, straight knife, hook knife, and all-natural food-safe oil and wax; Paul’s mission is to create simple, authentic hand-made, and beautiful functional art. Paul works out of his studio, The Spoon Carver Cottage, located in historic downtown Galena and has a store located just a few blocks away called Galena Spoon Co. 

For special event details and a list of Galena-based retail partners selling Paul’s work, visit his website. 

Hours: Weekends: 10 a.m. - 4 p.m. Weekdays: By appointment