How Do We Make Such Large Wooden Bowls?

Cherry Burl Bowl

Looking for a large wooden bowl for your kitchen? The world’s largest wooden bowl was created by a team of woodworkers at a county fair in Hamburg, NY in 2018. At 15 feet in diameter, that bowl beat out a 13 foot diameter bowl made several years earlier in Austria for the world record. At […]

Why Choose Handmade Wooden Bowls?

spalted live edge bowl

Not to brag, but our handmade wooden bowls are a little bit…famous. We’re proud (and amazed!) to say that they’ve been featured in the New Yorker and The Boston Globe, and even made Oprah’s list several years running. So, what makes something as simple as a wooden bowl so fabulous? Part of it, we think, […]

Our Food Safe Wood Finishes: A Commitment to Beauty, Function, and Sustainability

white oak wood bowls

It’s important to us that our work be functional as well as beautiful. To achieve that goal, we use only all natural, food safe wood finishes, so that you can use our boards and bowls with confidence (although they stand on their own as a display piece, too!). In this post, we’ll guide you through […]

Holiday Gift Giving with Spencer Peterman

holiday gifts orders spencer peterman 2022

At Spencer Peterman, every piece we make is crafted by hand and can last a lifetime with the proper love and care. Our boards, bowls, and salad servers are both beautiful and practical, the perfect holiday gifts for anyone who appreciates both great craftsmanship and hardworking, sustainable kitchen tools. In this post, we’ll guide you […]

Meet Marie Glabach, Our Production Manager

Marie Glabach

Next to the Spencer Peterman showroom in Gill, MA, you’ll find the workshop where our one-of-a-kind bowls are turned, sanded, and finished before they are sent off to become lasting pieces of functional art in our customers’ homes. Step inside this building, and the first face you’re likely to see is Marie Glabach, our production […]