Takahashi McGil Urushi Lacquer Spoons

Hand chiselled spoons, made by a husband and wife team in a small studio in Devon. Takahashi McGil combine time-honoured Japanese traditions honed in Tokyo with Western techniques.

Takahashi McGil Small Spoon Set

Size: One Size

Hand chiselled sycamore, finished with urushi lacquer. Made using traditional Japanese chisels and a small Japanese plane, known as a kanna. The husband and wife team who create these spoons are based in a small studio in Devon and spent the past summer in Japan, learning the art of urushi lacquering. Set of two, to be used for salt, pepper or tea. Being handmade, no two will be alike. Takahashi McGil were one of the five New Makers that TOAST supported and nurtured throughout 2019.


Wash your spoon by hand using warm water a soft sponge and mild detergent. dry cloth avoid the dishwasher. coarse sponges direct sunlight can damage surface of lacquer coating.
Sycamore with urushi lacquer.
Made in the UK.
156mm x 16mm, 128mm x 24mm.
Each spoon has been cured, making them safe for both eating and serving. Cooking with this spoon is not advised, as the high temperatures can cause damage.

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